I come across so many wonderful books in my online travels – far too many to ever read them all. So I have decided to share the titles I add each week to my unrealistically ambitious wishlist.
If you share literary tastes similar to mine, the books that caught my attention this week might interest you too.
Click on the covers to read the synopses.
I came across this title in a Flavorwire’s list of 10 Essential Surrealist Books for Everyone. The novel’s construction, described by many as similar to a Russian doll, has me intrigued.
I had been browsing this title for some time – the combination of music, mystery and academic society being right up my alley. But reading Alita Reads’ review sealed the deal.
Of all the titles long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce and Communion Town most interest me.I am always drawn to novels comprised of multiple seemingly disparate but intersecting stories.
“Thompson’s 10 interlinked tales, longlisted for the Man Booker this week, deconstruct genre and myth while remaining original and superbly unsettling. ” – The Guardian
What books caught your attention this week?