Mortality, Christopher Hitchens (September 4)
During his life, we loved Christopher Hitchens for his sharp criticism, his quick wit, and his honest, incisive way of looking at the world. And it seems that his cancer, just another subject for him to lay into the light, only made his writing shine more brilliantly (if such a thing were possible). Funny and exhilarating and yes, sad and moving, this is a must for any fan.
John Saturnall’s Feast, Lawrence Norfolk (September 4)
Food! History! An upstairs-downstairs love story to keep our minds off Downton Abbey! So yes, we’re excited for this lush historical novel, the story of a young boy’s rise from kitchen boy to master chef, and the lady who is seduced by his sumptuous food. Yum.
NW, Zadie Smith (September 6)
Smith’s newest novel follows the intersecting lives of four Londoners, linked by that ever-important place. That may not sound like a totally gripping premise, but Smith’s strong prose and penchant to play with her language before she eats it could pretty much take us through anything.
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