Reading the World Blog

Emmanuel Carrère

  • Posted on: 21 January 2020
  • By: Scuppernong

Emmanuel Carrère's new book 97,196 Words introduces his shorter works to an English-language audience, featuring more than thirty essays over a twenty-five year period, covering everything from American heroin addicts to the writing of In Cold Blood to the philosophy of Philip K. Dick.

Scholastique Mukasonga

  • Posted on: 21 January 2020
  • By: Scuppernong

Kirkus Review said of Scholastique Mukasonga's COCKROACHES: “A thoughtful, sobering firsthand account of the refugee experience, a story that speaks to readers far beyond the African highlands.”