Thursday, August 20, 2015

Bout of Books 14 To be read

I've signed up to do Bout of Books 14.

You can find out more information about Bout of Books at:

I've chosen the following books:

Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
The Land of Green Plums by Herta Muller
We the Animals by Justin Torres
How We Are by Vincent Deary

I'm going to start with 'We the Animals'.  Michael Cunningham described it as a 'dark jewel'. The blurb says its about 'three young brothers who tear their way through childhood'. From a quick look inside, the style is poetic and sparse. It looks intriguing.