Penguin Random House Canada
Yiddish is the perfect pirate tongue. It plunders with panache and delights - often with delicious irony - in the rich swash of its own buckle.
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This is a very good book of short stories from a very good writer—a linked collection that is addictive, while at the same time, like any addiction, increasingly painful.
Gary Barwin’s new novel combines swashbuckling and stories of the diaspora, told with some of the most original language play since Ulysses.
Steven Price has done a daring thing: taken a long look at a complex, utterly fascinating 19th-century crime. Price’s gift for unraveling a terrific yarn shines through. Give this book a try.
- Caleb Carr, author of The Alienist
An aching, illuminating look at mother-daughter devotion.
Intelligent, powerful and moving. This is Madeleine Thien’s magnum opus.
—Tan Twan Eng, author of The Garden of Evening Mists
Like Milan Kundera, Szalay positions his characters somewhere along the endlessly contested lines that he draws between comedy and something subtler, less showy, and altogether sadder than tragedy.
- The Guardian, Chris Cleave, author of Little Bee
Eileen is a highbrow noir that introduces Ottessa Moshfegh as a talent to look out for.
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