Review index 2014

Links to posts with book reviews (or reflections built around books). The country of origin for all works and language for works in translation is in parenthesis.

This Is Paradise by Will Eaves (UK)

The Absent Therapist by Will Eaves (UK)

I Refuse by Per Petterson (Norway, Norwegian, tr. Don Bartlett))

The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai (Sri Lankan-Canadian)

In a Strange Room (especially part 3) by Damon Galgut (South Africa)

Breath by Tim Winton (Australia)

All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews (Canada)   Further reflections here

Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So: A Memoir by Mark Vonnegut – review of a mental health memoir (US)

The Spire by William Golding (UK) – not a review but commentary involving his book

The Coming by Andrej Nikolaidis  (Montenegrin, tr. Will Firth)

Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner (US)

Burger’s Daughter by Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)

The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth (UK)

The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez (Colombia)

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob DeZoet by David Mitchell (UK)

Seven Terrors by Selvedin Advic  (Bosnia)

Granma Nineteen and the Soviet’s Secret by Ondjaki!    (Angola)




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