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Miranda July: The First Bad Man

My first encounter with Miranda July’s fiction was in the Zadie Smith-edited anthology The Book of Other People, where her story ‘Roy Spivey’ was one of the best on offer. 1,235 more words


The First Bad Man by Miranda July

Title: The First Bad Man
Author: Miranda July
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 978-1782115076
Genre: Literary Fiction
Pages: 288
Source: Publisher
Rating: 4/5

I was half-way in the book, “The First Bad Man” by Miranda July and wanted to give it up. 438 more words


A Reading Diary : A Year of Favourite Books by Alberto Manguel

Title: A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books
Author: Alberto Manguel
Publisher: Canongate
ISBN: 978-1841958217
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoirs, Books, Reading
Pages: 272
Source: Personal Copy… 391 more words


Review: The Well - Catherine Chanter.

There’s something odd about The Well. In Britain, where water is sparse, The Well is almost overflowing, the only seeming target of the rain, and Ruth and her family are under constant suspicion – why them? 337 more words

Book Review

Review | The Humans - Matt Haig

Paperback (Canongate, 294 pages)

First published 2013; this edition published 2014

Rating on Goodreads: 4 stars

“Our hero, Professor Andrew Martin, is dead before the book even begins. 320 more words


Review - Academy Street by Mary Costello

This book is a little life, and a moving one. We follow Tess from her childhood West of Ireland to her adult life in New York. 353 more words


Review - In Real Life by Chris Killen


Today’s the publication day of Chris Killen‘s new novel In Real Life. I had never heard of Chris Killen until Becca from… 307 more words