Natalia's Summer Picks 2019

Books to read with some wine, in the hammock by the pool.

Things We Lost in the Fire

Mariana Enriquez

From the publisher:

Thrilling and terrifying, Things We Lost in the Fire takes the reader into a world of Argentine Gothic. A world of sharp-toothed children and young girls racked by desire, ...

Sleepless Nights

Elizabeth Hardwick

From the publisher:

Here are luminous sketches of characters she has met, of transgressive and often tragic women – prostitutes and mothers, spinsters and celebrities, famous writers and the ...

The Society of Reluctant Dreamers

Jose Eduardo Agualusa, translated by Daniel Hahn

From the publisher:

While swimming in the clear blue waters of the Rainbow Hotel, Daniel Benchimol finds a waterproof camera, floating seemingly lost in the sea. The two meet, and Daniel becomes ...


Nicole Dennis-Benn

From the publisher:

From award-winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn comes this beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration and sacrifice