Tag Archives: Doubleday

Ron Nurwisah Recommends 2 Books! Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers and The Lost City of Z by David Grann.

Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers Published July 2009 by McSweeneys ISBN: 978-1934781630 The Recommend: The many tragedies and injustices springing from Hurricane Katrina are well-known, but that doesn’t take anything away from Dave Eggers’ heartbreaking story of a man destroyed by … Continue reading

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Galore by Michael Crummey. Recommended by Ryan Jones.

Galore by Michael Crummey Published: August 2009, Doubleday Canada (@RandomHouseCa) ISBN: 9780385663144 The Recommendation: An absurd allegory, played out by evocative characters (with names to match), and thoughtfully set in the mise en scène of Newfoundland and CS Richardson’s book … Continue reading

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A Trio of Recommendations from Lisa Moore — Moore, Garner, Enright.

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore Published: September 2009, Bond Street Books (@RandomHouseCa) ISBN: 9780385668248 The Recommend: This novel is full of voice, humour, (wry, boisterous, sometimes goofy, sometimes dark) and piercing insight. Provokes awakenings. The characters are … Continue reading

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