Tag: American fiction

In The Farm, Joanne Ramos explores the role of luck and merit

Editor | Fiction Ambitious businesswoman Mae Yu runs Golden Oaks – a luxury retreat transforming the fertility industry – where women get the very best of everything, so long as they play by the rules. Jane is a young immigrant in search of a better future. Stuck living in a cramped dorm with her baby

In Pastoralia, Saunders offers a skewed version of modern America

Editor | Literary Fiction Thomas Pynchon has described George Saunders “is an astoundingly tuned voice ­ graceful, dark, authentic and funny ­ telling just the kind of stories we need to get us through these times.” In Pastoralia (Bloomsbury, Price Rs 499) elements of contemporary life are twisted, merged and amplified into a slightly skewed version of modern America. A couple live and work in a caveman

Books For You: The Brain-Dead Megaphone | George Saunders

Editor | Non-Fiction Here is a hilarious and incisive collection of essays from George Saunders, the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the 2017 Man Booker Prize winner Lincoln in the Bardo. In The Brain-Dead Megaphone (Bloomsbury, Rs Price 499), his first collection of essays, Saunders trains his eye on the real world