Search Results : James Wood

Below are English-American literary critic and writer James Wood’s favorite books.

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The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene Graham Greene’s masterpiece, The Heart of the Matter, tells the story of a good man enmeshed in love, intrigue, and evil in a West African coastal town.
$9.49
Alice Oswald Memorial

Alice Oswald Memorial “The most remarkable and affecting book of poetry I encountered this year.”―James Wood, The New Yorker In this daring new work, the poet Alice Oswald strips away the narrat
$12.23
Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya

Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya The 1997 novel that put Horacio Castellanos Moya on the map, now published for the first time in English. An expatriate professor
$8.71
Ninety-Nine Stories of God by Joy Williams

Ninety-Nine Stories of God by Joy Williams From “quite possibly America’s best living writer of short stories” (NPR), Ninety-Nine Stories of God finds Joy Williams reeling between the sublime an
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What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell

What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell “Garth Greenwell’s What Belongs to You appeared in early 2016, and is a short first novel by a young writer; still, it was not easily surpassed by an
$9.52
Falling Awake by Alice Oswald

Falling Awake by Alice Oswald Alice Oswald’s poems are always vivid and distinct, alert and deeply, physically, engaged in the natural world. Mutability – a sense that all matter is unstable in th
$7.40
The Fun Stuff- And Other Essays by James Wood

The Fun Stuff: And Other Essays by James Wood Following The Broken Estate, The Irresponsible Self, and How Fiction Works―books that established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation―T
$4.99
Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre Sartre’s greatest novel ― and existentialism’s key text ― now introduced by James Wood. Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin, a French writer who is horr
$14.95
The Green Road: A Novel by Anne Enright

The Green Road: A Novel by Anne Enright From internationally acclaimed author Anne Enright comes a shattering novel set in a small town on Ireland’s Atlantic coast. The Green Road is a tale of f
$26.95
My Documents by Alejandro Zambra

My Documents by Alejandro Zambra My Documents by Alejandro Zambra was named a best book of 2015 by NPR, The Boston Globe, and Electric Literature. My Documents is the latest work from Alejandro Zambra
$15
A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me: Stories and a novella by David Gates

A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me: Stories and a novella by David Gates These eleven stories, along with a masterful novella, mark the triumphant return of David Gates, whom New York magazine anointed
$25.95
The End of Days by Jenny Erpenb

The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck Winner of the Presigious Hans Fallada Prize and a bestseller in Europe, The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck offers a unique view on twentieth-century German history.
$22.95