Guest review MotelLife
Willy Vlautin

The Motel Life

This book tells the touching story of Frank and Jerry Lee, two lower class Americans who live […]

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Neil Gaiman

American Gods

“I wanted to write a book that was big, odd and meandering and I did. My editor […]

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Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle

Although at times hard to believe, this is the story of Jeannette Walls’s childhood. Together with her […]

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Hari Kunzru

Gods Without Men

Let yourself be drawn into this beautiful mosaic of various stories and times, reaching from the time […]

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Jonathan Franzen

Farther Away

In Farther Away, which gathers together essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Franzen returns with […]

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Updike, John

Higher Gossip

‘Gossip of a higher sort’ was how the incomparable John Updike described the art of the review. […]

Guest review Indecision
Benjamin Kunkel

Indecision

This very original story accompanies a man in his late twenties trying to overcome his problem of […]

Guest review Flying Troutmans
Miriam Toews

The Flying Troutmans

Having spent her childhood trying to save her depressive sister Min, Hattie Troutman moved to Paris for […]

Guest review The God Nightmares
Paula Fox

The God of Nightmares

What fascinates me about Paula Fox ist the way she introduces people to me and how she […]

Guest review An American Dream
Norman Mailer

An American Dream

You must have read Norman Mailer. Not only because he passed away recently and not because he […]

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Jonathan Safron Foer

Extremely loud and incredibly close

I dont remember the last time a book touched me as much as this one did. The […]