Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Taut, stylish, and psychologically acute, Afternoon of a Faun dramatizes the search for truth as an accusation of sexual assault plunges a journalist into a series of deepening crises."The truth might be hard to bring to light, but that didn’t mean...


  • **SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020**Two timely explorations of male sexual violence, power and corruption ...


  • In this taut psychological thriller, a couple and their houseguest find themselves caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge. It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matt...


  • THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY BEST BOOKS OF 2009THE WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST FICTION OF 2009LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOKS OF 2009FAVORITE FICTION OF 2009 FROM THE LOS ANGELES TIMESJames Lasdun's great gift is his instinct for the vertiginous moments when the ess...


  • “Superb. . . . Every page of this narration bears examples of Lasdun’s own poetic mastery. . . . Shockingly vivid.”―Time Out Part political thriller, part meditation on the nature of desire and betrayal, Seven Lies tells the story of Stefan V...


  • "Unputdownable... a masterpiece of chilling, mesmerizing control.'"―Michael Dirda, Washington PostThe Horned Man opens with a man losing his place in a book, then deepens into a dark and terrifying tale of a man losing his place in the world. As La...


  • James Lasdun's two collections of short stories, Delirium Eclipse and Three Evenings, have won him outstanding praise as one of the most distinctive British writers of his generation, both as a stylist and as a storyteller. His work has been describe...


  • A collection of new short stories by the author of Delirium Eclipse deals with deception, misunderstanding, and the destructive power of one human being over another. By the author of A Jump Start. ...


  • Nine stories deal with an arrogant foreign aid administrator, a young radical who deserts his ailing leader, a college professor lost in the Paris Metro, a boy fascinated with his grandmother's jewels, and a greedy child's efforts to prevent his moth...