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Summer reading, summer loving?

The annual mid July Guardian article on the summer reading choices of the great and good literati provoked the usual mixture of interest, awe, and even disbelief chez moi and friends. How were they going to find time on holiday … Continue reading

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The Mussel Feast by Birgit Vanderbeke (translated by Jamie Bulloch)

This book, Das Muschelessen in German, is one of the shortlisted books for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. It was first published in 1990 and was awarded the Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis in 1990, one of Germany’s top literary prizes. It is a … Continue reading

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