Booklist

Claire’s Autumn Picks 2021

Selected by Claire Williams


A lot of old friends here whose voices remain as fresh as ever.

From the publisher:
A TLS, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEARFrom award-winning writer Claudia Rankine, the stunning follow-up to Citizen and Don't Let Me Be Lonely 'Audacious, revelatory, devastating' Robin DiAngelo At home…

From the publisher:
Best-selling author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City joins the bus commuter crowds in this love letter to Paris, written in iPhone notes.Commuting between English and French, Lauren Elkin chronicles a life in transit. From…

From the publisher:
The place I went to when I could not speak was also where my voice came from.Part memoir, part manifesto, Some Answers Without Questions is a rigorous and lyrical work of self-investigation. Lavinia Greenlaw sets out to explore…

From the publisher:
'Three bicycles. Seven ghosts. A crumbling apartment block on the hill. Fame. Tenderness. The statue of Peter Pan. Silk. Melancholy. The banana tree. A Pandemic. A love story.'From one of the great thinkers and writers of our time, comes…

From the publisher:
'Swimming Pool' features a selection of texts from across the range of John Berger's writings on the theme of swimming. The texts are accompanied by drawings made by Leon Kossoff over a long period of time observing the activity at his…

From the publisher:
'Unparalleled and extraordinary . . . A bracing revivification of a crucial lineage in feminist writing' Jia Tolentino'I believe Amia Srinivasan's work will change the world' Katherine Rundell'Rigorously researched, but written with…

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