Granta

The Journey of Anders Sparrman

By Per Wästberg - By Tom Geddes (trans.) - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The Journey of Anders Sparrman is a biographical novel of the life of the 18th-century naturalist, explorer, and physician. The narrative begins in ...Read Review

The Sisters Brothers

By Patrick deWitt - Published 2011

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

Speaking as someone who won’t read Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove because it’s a Western, won’t see the evidently delicious ...Read Review

The Seventh Well

By Fred Wander (trans. Michael Hofmann) - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

EpicLiterary

  The Seventh Well was originally published in East Germany in 1971, but not until its reissue in 2006 did it begin to achieve the ...Read Review

The Rowing Lesson

By Anne Landsman - Published 2007

Genres:

Epic

Harold Klein was a skinny Jewish South African kid with a hard-working general store proprietor father and a high-strung mother. He wants to ...Read Review

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

By Barbara Ehrenreich - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Dancing in the Streets is a compilation of essays celebrating the collective joy demonstrated through ritual dancing. Throughout history, dance and music have ...Read Review