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Working hard to build the best bookshop possible for Savannah and beyond. Supporter of local authors and artists. Lifelong lover of the written word.
The Door, disturbing and wonderful at the same time. It expolores the relationship between two very different woman, one an academic and the other a housekeeper, and the ties that develop over the years.
Len Rix’s prizewinning translation of The Door at last makes it possible for American readers to appreciate the masterwork of a major modern European writer.
"A beautiful translation...Yoshimoto deploys a magically Japanese light touch to emotionally and existentially tough subject matter: domestic disarray, loneliness, identity issues, lovesickness...[a] nimble narrative." ―ELLE
If you like obscure British literature, stories about somewhat distrubed, middleaged church ladies, then this is the book for you!
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).
If you are only going to read one book this year about the impending zombie apocalypse, told from the point of view of a sassy crow, this is deffintly the one!
Wonderful debut novel, difficult and disturbing, Bloomland interrogates social and cultural dysfunction in a nation where mass violence has become all too familiar.
Book two in The Book Of Dust series, the strory picks up with Lyra at University. If you love Pullman's work this instalment does not disappoint, it will definitely leave you waiting impatiently for the next book!
One of the best opening lines ever! This book is an Anglophile's dream. Do you love a good theological debate? Does the question of predetermination keep you up some nights? Do you enjoy the absurd? Well then, this might be the book for you.