Interview with Jeff VanderMeer, Southern Reach Trilogy

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Jeff VanderMeer has been named the 2016-2017 Trias Writer-in-Residence for Hobart-William Smith College. His most recent fiction is the NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance) from FSG, which won the Shirley Jackson Award. The trilogy also prompted the New … Read more

The Sunlight Pilgrims, Jenni Fagan

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Set in a Scottish caravan park during a freak winter – it is snowing in Jerusalem, the Thames is overflowing, and an iceberg separated from the Fjords in Norway is expected to arrive off the coast of Scotland – THE … Read more

Journey to the Future, Guy Dauncy

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Thanks to Guy for letting us know about his new novel, Journey to the Future. Visit the website for more information. You can also view book buying options here. From the site: In futurist Guy Dauncey’s inspiring and timely novel, … Read more

Into the Forest, Jean Hegland

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This novel, published in 1998, won the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Nominee for Fiction (Finalist) (1997), and James Tiptree Jr. Award Nominee for Longlist (1996). It is currently a movie directed by Ellen Page, airing June 3, 2016. See … Read more

Heat and Light, Jennifer Haigh

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To drill or not to drill? Prison guard Rich Devlin leases his mineral rights to finance his dream of farming. He doesn’t count on the truck traffic and nonstop noise, his brother’s skepticism or the paranoia of his wife, Shelby, … Read more

A Cast of Falcons, Steve Burrows

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In the case of bird-loving Dominic Jejeune – formerly of Canada, now of Norfolk, Britain – it’s to more birding. There’s murder in this book, but it’s really about the illicit trade in birds of prey. Burrows introduces Jejeune’s brother, … Read more

Locust Girl, Merlinda Bobis

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Most everything has dried up: water, the womb, even the love among lovers. Hunger is rife and survival desperate, except across the border. One night, a village is bombed for attempting to cross the border. Nine-year old Amedea is buried … Read more

Zero K, Don DeLillo

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Don DeLillo’s seductive, spectacularly observed and brilliant new novel weighs the darkness of the world—terrorism, floods, fires, famine, plague—against the beauty and humanity of everyday life; love, awe, “the intimate touch of earth and sun.” -Goodreads. See reviews at the … Read more