Saturday, October 31, 2015

Bookmarks Magazine

This is what looked interesting in the Nov/Dec and Jan/Feb issues.

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
Numero Zero by Umberto Eco
Satin Island by Tom McCarthy
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson (author of Orphan Master)
Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick de Witt (author of Sisters Brothers)
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
Speak by Louisa Hall
Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman (Pissarro in STT)
The Yacoubian Building by Alaa A; Aswany
Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
The Chimes by Anna Smaill
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan NF

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri NF
Us Conductors by Sean Michaels (about theremin inventor)
Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks
Chang and Eng by Darin Strauss
Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins
Planetfall by Emma Newman SF
Pacific by Simon Winchester NF

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Bookmarks Magazine

This what looked interesting in the July/August and Sept/Oct. Bookmarks Magazine.

Two Years, Eight Months by Salmon Rushdie
Slade House by David Mitchell
Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
World Order by Henry Kissinger NF
Quincunx by Charles Palliser
Lempriere's Dictionary by Lawrence Norfolk
Henry James' Midnight Song by Carol de Chellis Hill
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
Book of Numbers by Joshua Cohen
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson SF
The Millionaire and the Bard by Andrea Mays NF
The Edge of the World by Michael Pye NF 
Armada by Ernest Cline SF
Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet NF
Voices in the Night by Steven Millhauser
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Look Who's Back by Timur Vermes
Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson
The Annihilation Score by Charles Stross
Three Moments of an Explosion by China Mieville 
Infamy by Richards Reeves NF

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Bookmarks Magazine

Here's what looked interesting in the Nov./Dec. 2014, Jan/Feb 2015, Mar/ April 2015.

Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson
Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson
Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt
Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
Book of Chameleons by Jose Eduardo Agualusa
Humans by Matt Haig
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
Pow! by Mo Yan
Lenin's Kisses by Yan Lianke
The Bees by Laline Paull
How to be Both by Ali Smith
Look Who's Back by Timur Vermes
Min Kamp by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Skylight by Jose Saramago
Dublinesque by Enrique-Matas
The Truth About Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker
The Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson 
Murder in Marais by Cara Black  
something by Nuruddin Farah a Somali author
something by Brian Doyle from Portland OR
The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber SF
The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu SF
White Plague by James Abe SF
Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun SF
The Peripheral by William Gibson SF 
World Order by Henry Kissinger NF
This Book is Overdue by Marilyn Johnson NF
Without You, There is No Us by Suki Kim NF
Double Cross or Operation Mincemeat or Agent Zigzag by Ben MacIntyre NF
Coctail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness and
Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller Memoir
The Chimp and the River by David Quammen NF
In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination by Margaret Atwood NF 
The Innovators by Walter Isaacson or the Soul of the New Machine by Tracy Kidder or Fie in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer by Paul Freiberger NF