The Reading Life Review - October 2022
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Short Stories, Irish literature, Classics, Modern Fiction, Contemporary Literary Fiction, The Japanese Novel, Post Colonial Asian Fiction, The Legacy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and quality Historical Novels are Among our Interests. Narrative non-fiction also is of importance.
- Katherine Mansfield - New Zealand
- Sholem Aleichem - Russian Empire
- Aristophenes - Greece
- Orlando Figes - UK -author of several books on Russian History - first appearance on The Reading Life
- Joseph Sassoon - Iraq - author of The Sassoons: The Great Global Merchants and The Making of an Empire- First Appearance on The Reading Life
- Arkady Martine - USA - AnnaLinden Weller, better known under her pen name Arkady Martine, is an American historian, city planner, and author of science fiction literature. Her first novels A Memory Called Empire and A Desolation Called Peace, which form the Teixcalaan series, each won the Hugo Award for Best Novel. From The author’s website- I loved her Two Hugo Award Winning Novels
- Ron Chernow- USA - Ronald Chernow is an American writer, journalist and biographer. He has written bestselling historical non-fiction biographies. He won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the 2011 American History Book Prize for his 2010 book Washington: A Life.
- Viv Groskup - UK - first appearance on RL- Viv Groskop is a writer, comedian, TV and radio presenter and is the host of the chart-topping podcasts How to Own the Room on women, power and performance; and We Can Rebuild Her, a series of powerful interviews on reinvention, change and resilience, specially designed for the post-pandemic era. She is the author of five books including the best-selling How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking (Transworld). In March 2020 Viv launched Lift as You Climb: Women and the Art of Ambition (Transworld), a companion volume to How to Own the Room. And in June Au Revoir, Tristesse: Lessons in Happiness from French Literature (Abrams) came out, a follow-up to The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature From the author’s website
I have her book on French literature on my Amazon wish list.
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