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Sandra Newman Book Recommendations

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Author of various novels: JULIA, THE MEN, THE HEAVENS, THE COUNTRY OF ICE CREAM STAR, etc. Also co-author of HOW NOT TO WRITE A NOVEL. She/they

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Book Cover for: Blue Ruin, Hari Kunzru

Blue Ruin

Hari Kunzru
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

Blue Ruin is bracingly intelligent and often just plain beautiful. It’s a reminder that fiction, at its best, is a place to encounter new experiences... Kunzru is known for ambitious novels that bring politics to rich, imaginative life; Blue Ruin shows him at the top of his game.

Hardcover, 2024

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Rift, Nina Allan

The Rift

Nina Allan
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

Really delighted with this review of The Men from the great Nina Allan, whose amazing books The Rift and The Race were influences on it (which she would have no way of knowing, tbc, it just struck me that this is the case) https://t.co/5KI4IrdHJf

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Book Cover for: The Race, Nina Allan

The Race

Nina Allan
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

Really delighted with this review of The Men from the great Nina Allan, whose amazing books The Rift and The Race were influences on it (which she would have no way of knowing, tbc, it just struck me that this is the case) https://t.co/5KI4IrdHJf

Paperback, Mass Market, 2017

$7.99$3.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, David Graeber

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

@nnnnnicolas This is brilliantly discussed in David Graeber's BULLSHIT JOBS, which is a really fun and fascinating read in general. Any job that has some purpose is less emotionally wearing, even if it's badly paid and exhausting and dangerous.

Paperback, 2019

$18.99$9.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Young Mungo, Douglas Stuart

Young Mungo

Douglas Stuart
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

@Doug_D_Stuart Thanks, Douglas! I have been seeing Young Mungo in shop windows everywhere here and it is similarly (or perhaps differently) extraordinarily beautiful.

Paperback, 2023

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Fight, Norman Mailer

The Fight

Norman Mailer
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

"The fight was later used as evidence in his case against Dennis Hopper, who claimed Rip attacked him with a knife … Rip won his case on the claim that 'he could not have possibly killed Hopper as he was, at the time, on the set of Maidstone trying to kill Norman Mailer.'"

Paperback, 2013

$17.00$8.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: London Fields, Martin Amis

London Fields

Martin Amis
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

I couldn't sleep that night and stayed up all night reading London Fields by Martin Amis. I still dislike Martin Amis's writing with the bleakness I felt for the frightened burglar and the gun and the heroin and the insomnia.

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Book Cover for: The Hotel Neversink, Adam O'Fallon Price

The Hotel Neversink

Adam O'Fallon Price
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

Book recommendation: @AdamOPrice's THE HOTEL NEVERSINK. A madly inventive novel that follows a mysterious series of murders through several generations of a family who own and run a Borscht Belt resort. Just the coolest book I've read in a long time. https://tinhouse.com/book/the-hotel-neversink/

Paperback, 2019

$15.95$7.97 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman

Harper Lee
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

Might fuck around and tweet out my "Top two Harper Lee novels" with Go Set a Watchman at number one. See if the fish are biting today

Paperback, 2016

$17.99$8.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Room 101, Mary T. Wilkinson

Room 101

Mary T. Wilkinson
Sandra NewmanSandra Newman

Working on my Orwell book and I'm increasingly haunted by the thought that Room 101 is actually an introductory course about rooms

Paperback, 2017

$13.00$6.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book