Friday, August 07, 2009

What I Found at ... Kinokuniya KLCC

1. I See You Everywhere (Knopf Doubleday, 2009/Knopf, 2008) / Julia Glass
2. An Equal Stillness (Phoenix, 2009/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009) / Francesca Kay
3. All Our Wordly Goods [trans. from the French, Les biens de ca monde (Éditions Albin Michel, 1947), by Sandra Smith] (Vintage, 2009/Chatto & Windus, 2008) / Irène Némirovsky
4. Home (Virago, 2009/Virago, 2008) / Marilynne Robinson
5. Strangers [trans. from the Japanese, Ijin-tachito no Natsu (1987), by Wayne P. Lammers] (Faber & Faber, 2005) / Taichi Yamada

1. The Nightingales of Troy: Stories of One Family’s Century (W.W. Norton 2009/W.W. Norton, 2008) / Alice Fulton
2. The Collected Stories (Faber & Faber, 2009/Faber & Faber, 2008) / Lorrie Moore
3. Love Begins in Winter (HarperCollins, 2009) / Simon Van Booy


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I bought a copy of Home and plan to read it soon ... once I finish Gilead.

Friday, August 07, 2009 6:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who is Alice Fulton?

Friday, August 07, 2009 6:35:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

Alice Fulton is a famous American poet who has written her first collection of stories, The Nightingales of Troy.

Friday, August 07, 2009 6:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope Kinokuninya brings in Grace Metalious's Peyton Place.

Friday, August 07, 2009 9:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Didn't you already buy Lorrie Moore's collection earlier?

Saturday, August 08, 2009 9:38:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

I bought another one as a gift!

Saturday, August 08, 2009 2:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Simon Van Booy's Love Begins in Winter has been shortlisted for the 2009 Frank O'Connor Prize.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 2:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They are running out of these books at Kinokuniya KLCC!

Saturday, August 08, 2009 9:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Simon Van Booy could very well be the new winner of the Frank O!

Saturday, August 08, 2009 11:10:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lorrie Moore's The Collected Stories is a real bargain!

Monday, August 10, 2009 6:20:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

Fans of Lorrie Moore should keep a lookout for her new novel, A Gate at the Stairs, published by Alfred A. Knopf, in September 2009.

Monday, August 10, 2009 6:24:00 AM  

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