Category: US fiction

White Noise – Don DeLillo

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Sophia A satire in which Jack Gladney and his family endure an airborne toxic event after an industrial accident ☁ “Jack Gladney is a professor specialising in Hitler studies who is consumed with the idea of his death. His… Continue Reading “White Noise – Don DeLillo”

Netherland – Joseph O’Neill

 READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Suzy An immigrant Dutchman living in New York in the wake of the 9/11 attacks takes up cricket and befriends a man whose body ends up being pulled from a river. ❚ “In Netherland, we follow Hans van den… Continue Reading “Netherland – Joseph O’Neill”

Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Nadine Middlesex is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel which chronicles the impact of an intersex gene on three generations of a Greek family. ♥ “Protagonist Calliope (Cal) Stephanides undertakes a rebirth as he comes to terms with his family’s history… Continue Reading “Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides”

Vernon God Little – DBC Pierre

READ FOR BOOKCLUB: Chosen by Rachel A satirical novel that details the aftermath of a school yard shooting in America. ⚈ “Vernon Gregory Little is a 15-year-old who avoids being killed in a schoolyard shooting by being on the toilet. His best friend Jesus… Continue Reading “Vernon God Little – DBC Pierre”