I stumbled onto Go, Went, Gone, a novel by Jenny Erpenbeck (and translated from German by Susan Bernofsky), thanks to a review in the New Yorker, and I’m so glad I did. The unassuming but important story dropped me into a world I’d heard about
9 reading recommendations for 2018, mostly fiction
Claire McMillan’s second novel delves into family secrets not talked about for so long, they’ve become unknown.
A haunting cover opens up to a story told by witty, bantering characters who somehow manage to cope and even thrive through an extremely bleak war.
A fable on the streets of present-day London, and every character has lost something they value.
Liz Moore draws us into the world of a very different childhood.
What I plan to leave in and what I’ll take out in my next book review.
J.B. Chicoine’s latest provides a steady drip of a story.
I both love and hate getting completely lost in a book.
If I’d known such great writing could originate in the town where I grew up, I might not have bolted right after high school.