fiction

Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor

I have always had a fascination with Emily Dickinson: her secluded spinsterhood, her white clothes, the simplicity…

Pereira Declares by Antonio Tabucchi

Pereira Declares is a taut, intellectual thriller with a strong moral compass, published in 1995 in English…

The Little Brother by Victoria Patterson

This is a story about rape told from the viewpoint of the rapist’s little brother. It is…

Sea Lovers by Valerie Martin

If you are to read only one short story collection this year make sure it’s Sea Lovers…

A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe by Fernando Pessoa

The use of an alternative name is one of the civil rights in the country of literature….

This is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison

If you never read a book by Jonathan Evison then I feel sorry for you and I’m…