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Toby Lichtig Book Recommendations

Toby Lichtig

Toby Lichtig is the fiction and politics editor at the TLS. Fiction/Politics Editor at the TLS. Views my own, I hope.

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Book Cover for: Forbidden Notebook, Alba de Céspedes

Forbidden Notebook

Alba de Céspedes
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This is a brilliant, quietly tumultuous book and a welcome revival of an author too little known in the anglophone world.

Hardcover, 2023

$26.00$13.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Apeirogon: A Novel, Colum McCann

Apeirogon: A Novel

Colum McCann
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Here’s me in @WSJBooks on Colum McCann’s new novel #Apeirogon I found it kinda troubling... https://t.co/AKmzqwbzLf

Paperback, 2021

$19.00$9.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Sixteen Trees of the Somme, Lars Mytting

The Sixteen Trees of the Somme

Lars Mytting
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I reviewed Lars Mytting’s novel #thesixteentreesofthesomme for @WSJBooks More #norwegianwood, but this time with dynastic legacies, family secrets & hidden treasure @maclehosepress https://t.co/Dacc2iEyR4

Hardcover, 2022

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Assembly, Natasha Brown

Assembly

Natasha Brown
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My god Natasha Brown’s #Assembly is brilliant: a short-sharp dose of reality check about race, class & gender in modern Britain. Crackling prose. Am also mystified by the reviews picking at its nihilism, or suggesting how its protagonist might otherwise behave @PenguinUKBooks

Paperback, 2022

$15.99$7.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Birnam Wood, Eleanor Catton

Birnam Wood

Eleanor Catton
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And next up, Eleanor Catton on her excellent new novel #BirnamWood, her first novel since winning the Booker - and surely a contender for the next one @granta https://t.co/amVQNMD3eB

Hardcover, 2023

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: V2: A Novel of World War II, Robert D. Harris

V2: A Novel of World War II

Robert D. Harris
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A few words from me about Robert Harris’s highly readable latest WWII thriller #V2 in @WSJBooks @HutchinsonBooks https://t.co/yv08y8YttS

Paperback, 2021

$17.00$8.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Archipelago of Another Life, Andreï Makine

The Archipelago of Another Life

Andreï Makine
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Last year #andreimakine’s extraordinary novel Archipelago of Another Life came out in the UK with @maclehosepress Now it’s out in the US with @skyhorsepub and I’ve just had the privilege of reviewing it for @WSJBooks: https://t.co/nxDz27QM2d

Hardcover, 2021

$26.99$13.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Jews Don't Count, David Baddiel

Jews Don't Count

David Baddiel
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Are Jews routinely left out of progressive discourse? @Baddiel and I discuss contemporary antisemitism, identity politics and his new book #JewsDontCount https://t.co/jKpujoeoQ9

Paperback, 2022

$10.99$5.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: My Phantoms, Gwendoline Riley

My Phantoms

Gwendoline Riley
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I’m just loving the wonderful Gwendoline Riley’s latest novel, My Phantoms (out this April): another ice-cool dissection of the insurmountable gaps between a mother & daughter (classic Riley). So beautifully poised, funny and sad @GrantaBooks https://t.co/lDPIQdnuiO

Paperback, 2022

$16.95$8.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Burma Sahib, Paul Theroux

Burma Sahib

Paul Theroux
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The examination of Blair’s divided self is intriguing, if heavy-handed. Mr. Theroux has done his research and, although he wears his learning gaudily, many readers will enjoy the bright display.

Hardcover, 2024

$30.00$15.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book