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2017: the CBe list is currently closed.
(See blog post here.)
Autumn 2016 titles available from this website: Diane Williams, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine; Lara Pawson, This Is the Place to Be; and Eve out of Her Ruins by Ananda Devi (co-published with Les Fugitives).
Spring 2016 titles (see below, left): Will Eaves, Julian Stannard, Jack Robinson, David Collard, Beverley Bie Brahic and Patrick Mackie
Sonofabook magazine: issue 2 now available.
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|New titles Autumn 2016|
Available now: Lara Pawson, This Is the Place to Be (‘A crushingly honest memoir of war, war correspondence and personal mayhem’, M. John Harrison). Diane Williams, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine (‘one of the very few contemporary prose writers who seem to be doing something independent, energetic, heartfelt’, Lydia Davis). Ananda Devi, Eve out of Her Ruins (‘An extraordinary novel, beautifully translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman’, Natasha Soobramanien).
|Earlier in 2016 ...|
|Jack Robinson, by the same author: ‘a kind of portrait of the contemporary committed reader: oh, you think, reading it, is that what I’m like?’ – Jonathan Gibbs. February/March: Will Eaves, The Inevitable Gift Shop (PBS Special Commendation): ‘surprising, tender, funny and profound’ – Michelle de Kretser. Julian Stannnard: What were you thinking?: ‘one of the most distinctive British poets writing today’ – Deborah Levy. David Collard, About a Girl: a reader’s guide to Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing. April/May: Patrick Mackie, The Further Adventures Of The Lives Of The Saints; Beverley Bie Brahic, Hunting the Boar (PBS Recommendation).|
Sonofabook: the magazine
|Sonofabook is published by CB editions twice a year. After issue 1, which includes writing by mostly CBe authors, each issue includes substantial work (fiction, poetry, non-fiction) selected by invited guest editors. |
For more information or to subscribe, see the magazine's page on this site.
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