John Self's Shelves
- Source type: Blog
- On Ebuzzing since: 02/02/2008
- Ebuzzing score: 0.573409
- Country: United Kingdom
- Language: English
Pushkin Press, two years into new ownership and going from strong to stronger, is one of the few publishers I buy books from on reputation alone (see also: NYRB Classics, CB Editions, Penguin Modern Classics). Their untouchably handsome Pushkin Collection titles, designed by David Pearson, are usually new translations of overlooked 20th century European fiction. This […]
Click here to read my review in The Times of Monique Roffey’s new novel House of Ashes. It’s based on an attempted coup in Trinidad in 1990, and was gripping and enlightening, though not without weaknesses.