‘Sister Hills’ by Nathan Englander

Story Title: 'Sister Hills' by Nathan Englander. Collection/Anthology?: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) Briefly: The story of the rise and development of a settlement in the Occupied Territories, told … [Read more...]

EdBookFest Giveaway: Win one of two PERSONALLY SIGNED copies of Nathan Englander’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

To celebrate the appearance of Nathan Englander at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, I'm delighted to be giving away copies of Nathan Englander's recent Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award winning short story collection, … [Read more...]

‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank’ by Nathan Englander

Story Title: 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank' by Nathan Englander. Collection/Anthology?: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) Briefly: Mark and Lauren aka Yerucham and Shoshana, return to the … [Read more...]

Forethoughts: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander

I'll get straight to the point here. Despite having an insatiable thirst for short stories I've never read anything by Nathan Englander. Why, I don't know. I'm well aware that he's a 'hot number' in short fiction, but for whatever reason he's always … [Read more...]

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012 longlist revealed

The longlist for this year's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize was announced early today, revealing another diverse selection of globe-spanning titles which have been translated into the English language. Topping this year's selection is Haruki … [Read more...]

Daily Bookshot: 2nd-Hand Haul!

2nd-Hand Haul!, originally uploaded by Robert Burdock. Isn't it fantastic when the Books Gods look down favourably upon you and bestow you with wonderful finds? Well, I must have been really well behaved lately in the eyes of the gods, because … [Read more...]