Bookbug - Free story, song and rhyme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families.
Paul Auster worked on his huge novel 4 3 2 1 seven days a week for three years writing in longhand. It was shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize.
In an introduction video to Vesper Flights, available on YouTube, Helen Macdonald states that her latest book represents a ‘love for the glittering world of non-human life around me’ and that the short essay form can create a ‘fierce, concentrated attention’ that longer works may not achieve.
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell, the much lauded novel by the British author Maggie O’Farrell now lives in Edinburgh.
When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut. This intriguing and complex work was shortlisted for this year’s International Booker Prize.