Yesterday I bought the following on Amazon.
Martin Amis - Visiting Mrs Nabokov
Iris Murdoch - The Black Prince
Anthony Burgess - End of the World News
Roberto Bolano - Nazi Literature in the Americas
Jorge Luis Borges - Labyrinths
Robert Shea - Illuminatus! (Book 1)
Ernest Hemingway - A Farewell to Arms
Jonathan Coe - Like a Fiery Elephant: the life of BS Johnson
Peter Carey - Bliss
Herman Hesse - The Glass Bead Game
Georges Perec - Life: A Users Manual
Georges Perec - A Void
Ian McEwan - The Cement Garden
Nicholson Baker - The Fermata
Steve Sem-Samburg - Emperor of Lies
Jonathan Franzen - Freedom
Chris Mullin - Decline and Fall (Diaries 2005-2010)
Brett Easton Ellis - Lunar Park
AS Byatt - The Virgin in the Garden
Nathaniel West - Day of the Locust
Juli Salomon - The Devil's Candy
Kurt Vonnegut - Timequake
Paul Theroux - The Old Patagonian Express
Geoff Dyer - Paris Trance#
Tom Wolfe - The Right Stuff
Any of these good? Which should I read first?
Quite excited about this delivery. Not sure my parents would agree as they're being delivered to their house in England.
Swedish poem Tomas Transtromer wins the Novel Prize for Literature. Bob Dylans name was being bandied around in the build up. Should Bob Dylan be eligable for literature prizes? Poets can win
Booker Prize announcement this week, I think. Not sure anyone cares. Judges this year, Chris Mullin aside, are all rubbish.