Sonofabook magazine: issue 1 now available.

Suite for Barbara Loden by Nathalie Léger, published by Les Fugitives, now available from this website.

2015 new titles
Dan O’Brien, New Life
Agota Kristof, The Proof, The Third Lie

Paulette Jonguitud, Mildew
Matthew Siegel, Blood Work
Tony Lurcock, A Life of Extremes’: The British discover modern Finland 1917–1941
Jack Robinson, by the same author
and CD of J. O. Morgan reading At Maldon

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New titles 2015

Agota Kristof’s The Proof & The Third Lie – completing the trilogy begun with The Notebook – was published (in one volume) in March. In May: Paulette Jonguitud’s Mildew (‘This extraordinary tale of sex and death ... Mildew, by a gifted new Latin American writer, has weight, yet is told with a lightness Calvino would have admired’ – Beverley Bie Brahic) and Matthew Siegel’s poetry Blood Work (‘The deceptive directness of Matthew Siegel’s debut is remarkable’ – Mark Doty). In October: Dan O’Brien’s New Life, a sequel to his Aldeburgh First Collection Prize-winning War Reporter; and Tony's Lurcock’s A Life of Extremes: The British discover modern Finland, concluding his three-volume survey of Finland as seen through the eye-witness acounts of British travellers from the mid-18th century.
New titles in 2016 will include poetry collections by Beverley Bie Brahic, Patrick Mackie and Julian Stannard; a cross-genre book (including both poetry and prose) by Will Eaves; a critical account of Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing by David Collard; and a novel by Ananda Devi, translated from the French, to be co-published with Les Fugitives.
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Sonofabook: the magazine

Sonofabook will be published by CB editions twice a year from March 2015. Each issue will include substantial work (fiction, poetry, non-fiction) selected by invited guest editors (issue 2 will be edited by Nicholas Lezard, author and Guardian reviewer; issue 3 will be edited by Sophie Lewis, translator and editor-at-large with And Other Stories).

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