New Edinburgh book shop focusing on women's writing opens this summer New Edinburgh book shop focusing on women’s writing opens this summer

Heartening news from north of the border this week, as a new book shop opens in Edinburgh dedicated to women’s writing. As reported in Edinburgh News, Rare Bird Books will sell “booksRead more »

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“A page-turner whose dense, fantastical atmosphere lingers long after the read.” Vulture on Strange Beasts of China

Strange Beasts of China feels like a riddle and a parable and a dream, the kind of book you want to get lost in.” The Philadelphia Inquirer on Strange Beasts of China

“The overall effect of Yan’s storytelling is dreamy and hypnotic, sometimes opaque but always captivating. These cryptic but well-told tales offer much to chew on.” Publisher’s Weekly on Strange Beasts of China

“Compelling, comprehensive, meticulously-documented.” —Booklist, Starred Review on The Storm is Upon Us
“Rothschild provides an enlightening history of the QAnon conspiracy theory… a disturbing and well-informed look at the darker side of modern American politics.” —Publishers Weekly on The Storm is Upon Us

“A stunning work of narrative reportage… With profound empathy and a novelistic eye for detail, Vijayan shows us the forgotten people and places in the borderlands and brings us face-to-face with the legacy of colonialism and the stain of extreme violence and corruption. The result is the granular portrait of modern India we’ve been missing.” British Muslim Magazine on Midnight’s Borders

”An ideal guide for your journey into the depths of the rabbit hole that is QAnon. It even shows you a glimmer of light at the exit.” — Cullen Hoback, director of HBO’s Q: Into the Storm, on The Storm is Upon Us

”Full of double- and triple-crosses… ’Northern Heist’s’ deeds and details seem as real as a smashed kneecap, while its stopwatch tension, heightened by present-tense voice, is reminiscent of such classic caper films as ’Rififi’ and ’The Asphalt Jungle’.” The Wall Street Journal on Northern Heist

”Moving and magical, Strange Beasts of China is stunningly alive and unsettling in all the best ways. I am in awe of its bold imagination, endless depth, and philosophical weight. Every page of this book is magnetic.”  —K-Ming Chang, author of Bestiary, on Strange Beasts of China

“A powerful cri de coeur for technological liberation that merits the attention of every consumer of digital services.” —Kirkus Reviews on Privacy is Power

“An essential guide to one of the most pressing modern issues.” —Hannah Fry, author of Hello World, on Privacy is Power

“Josh Greenberg is my kind of nature writer.” —The Wall Street Journal on Trout Water

“[A]n illuminating portrait of a troubled and secretive country.” —Publishers Weekly on Until the World Shatters

”A poignant . . . story of grief, ghosts, and friendship . . . Disabato makes [the characters] come alive 

”Those who want to try to understand Trump’s followers and what motivates them will find it important and alarming.” The Washington Post on Authoritarian Nightmare

 

“Elliott perfectly captures the modern indigenous experience … a gripping read.”Vogue, on A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

“This quietly brilliant book is as funny as it is wise, as tender as it is ground-breaking.  Rónán Hession mines for gold in the modest lives and ordinary friendships that might appear unpromising to another writer, and my goodness, he finds it. It is also a happy book—and we need those.” —Diane Setterfield on Leonard and Hungry Paul 

 

 

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