The New Granta Book
Of Travel, a collection of short stories by a select band of acclaimed writers, turns the excitement in taking a vacation 180 degrees, and holds up a mirror to a world of fear and violence, escape and disaster, and sex and desire.
SHARON AND MY MOTHER-IN-LAW Ramallah Diaries By Suad Amiry published by Granta Books
ISBN 1 86207 721 5 price 12.99 [pounds sterling] hardback
London, Granta Books
, 2002-2003, pages 264 and index, $24.95
New edition with an "Afterword." (London: Granta Books
, no date of publication.
The dead come to life in award-winning American novelist J Robert Lennon's new novel, On The Night Plain (Granta Books
, pounds 12.99)
BOOK OF THE WEEK THE HEAVENS by Sandra Newman Granta Books
, hardback PS12.99, ebook PS8.54 HHHH H THE Heavens blurs the lines between time travel, the butterfly effect and impending apocalypse, with Newman throwing in historical figures (you'll not see Shakespeare in the same light again) and political disruption like a breadcrumb trail where history folds in on itself.
l Out now published in hardback by Granta Books
priced PS14.99 or ebook PS9.49.
ASYMMETRY BY LISA HALLIDAY, GRANTA BOOKS
, PS14.99 (EBOOK PS9.49) HHHHH WHETHER she is writing about the relationship between famous older writer Ezra Blazer and young editor Alice, or the first-person narrative of Iraqi-American economist Amar who has been detained at Heathrow airport, Halliday succeeds brilliantly.
THE STORY OF A BRIEF MARRIAGE by Anuk Arudpragasam (Granta Books
, PS12.99 - ebook PS8.54) HHHH H THE final days of the Sri Lankan civil war were truly terrible for those caught up in it.
Rating THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE by EC Osondu (Granta Books
, PS14.99 Hardback, ebook PS14.24) A GRADUATE of Syracuse University's creative writing programme, Nigerian EC Osondu is already well-known for his short stories - he won the Caine Prize For African Writing (AKA "The African Booker") in 2009.