In anticipation of Ian McEwan's forthcoming Machines Like Me, I look at his 2016 Nutshell, a book with a premise that once put me off but which, it turns out, I loved.
Paul reviews Valeria Luiselli's 2019 novel Lost Children Archive, recently longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction.
Next up for Trevor and Betsy's exploration of Alice Munro's work is "Cortes Island," from The Love of a Good Woman.
I accidentally read Muriel Spark's 1981 novel, Loitering with Intent. Here are my thoughts.
Paul reviews his favorite (so far) of the Man Booker International Prize longlist, Sara Stridsberg's The Faculty of Dreams, translated from the Swedish by Deborah Bragan-Turner.
Trevor and Betsy look at Alice Munro's "Jakarta," from The Love of a Good Woman.
Paul review's Juan Gabriel Vásquez's The Shape of the Ruins, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean. This book was recently longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.
Trevor and Betsy dig into the title story of Alice Munro's The Love of a Good Woman.
Paul reviews Annie Ernaux's The Years, translated from the French by Alison L. Strayer. This was recently placed on the Man Booker International Prize longlist.
Trevor reviews César Aira's 2001 novella Birthday, the latest of his books to be translated into English, this one by the great Chris Andrews.