Monday, 27 September 2010

Links for the next meeting - Purge by Sofi Oksanen

British cover

American cover

A review in The Guardian

A review in Words Without Borders (Spoiler alert - there's one in the first line of the review...)

A play is opening in New York in 2011

We met at the Baltic Restaurant - a suitably Eastern European venue, with quite a lot of German and Eastern European food in the bar.

Friday, 3 September 2010

Frank Gehry's Treasure Island

Puffin have commissioned a number of special editions as part of their 70th Birthday celebrations.

You can buy this fabulous looking edition of Treasure Island by the architect Frank Gehry for £100.

Limited to 1000 copies only, and an earlier edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover now sells for over £300 on Amazon Marketplace.

Other books include James & The Giant Peach (Anthony Gormley) (already sold out) and Oliver Twist (Sir Peter Blake).