This Monday, I have curated some stuff for you. Hope you enjoy the pieces. Read more
I tend to read fiction and non-fiction often at the same time, or at least I alternate one with the other. Then come those not-so-often periods when I end up reading only the one. The past week has been like that. Read more
Gary Shteyngart is nothing less than a sensation in the world of contemporary American literature. At 39, he has just published his third novel, Super Sad True Love Story, his second – the bestselling Absurdistan – having already made him into a household name. Read more
A kindly soul has sent me a copy of a book I have been looking for for months now: The Atlantic Ocean, a collection of essays on Britain and America by the Scottish writer, Andrew O’ Hagan.
The New York Times has called the 41-year-old O’Hagan the best essayist of his generation (he is also the author of three terrific novels – Our Fathers, Personality and Be Near Me, and The Atlantic Ocean shows you why. Read more