(Faber £4.99) Last year‘s Booker winner. of Dickensian proportions, telling ofsmall-town life. small-town people and whacky small-town gossip.
I The Eco Wars David Day (Harrap £12.95) All you need to know about ecology. the exploiters ofthe environment. the history ofits protectors and its martyrs.
I The Complete Guide to Food Allergy and Intolerance Brostoff& Gamlin (Bloomsbury £9.99) Symptoms and causes which explain a multitude of
i? ‘ ills.
I Without Stopping Paul Bowles (Hamish Hamilton £7.99) Autobiography of the writer and composer. whose life is more exotic than most fiction.
I Stop House Blues Maggie Hemingway (Penguin £3.99) Gawky boy Robert is sent to live with his aunt. which brings the usual pre-pubescent strangenesses and
1 discoveries. Low-key and
YOU CAN NEVER GO BACK. BUT SOME OF US HAVE TO LEARN THE HARD WAY
'A Vividly imagined and sad- voiced novel of the sour end of the American Dream.‘ JOHN FOWLIIS
I Competitive Socialism Austin 3 E v E N I s -
Mitchell and Whitehall: Changing the 1 Old Guard (‘live Ponting (Unwin. both £4.99) 'I‘wo in the Fabian Series. attempting to challenge. overthrow and introduce alternatives to Mrs T‘s way ofdoing things.
I The Sun’s Net (ieorge Mackay Brown ( Richard Drew £3.95) Mainly ()rcadian short stories. lilting but various. in this Scottish Collection edition.
I The Thrie Estates Sir David Lindsay ((‘anongate ('lassics £2.95) The satirical 16th century play in a new edition. with an introduction by Roderick Lyall.
I Tiny Lies Kate Pullinger (Picador £3.99) Book—form debut of (‘anadian short story writer looks at those little deceptions and self-deceptions which make it all tolerable.
I Peter Carey the Australian novelist. will be appearing at Waterstone‘s. 132 Union Street, (()41 221 0890) on Thursday 22 June at 7.30pm.
I Makar’s Walk Scottish Poetry Library. 14 High Street. Edinburgh. Sat 24June. 2pm. Free. Donation to Scottish Poetry Library. Reading of poems ancient and modern connected with Edinburgh's Old Town. (Part ofthe Edinburgh Old Town Season). I Ray Smith reads from his two new works Lord Nelson Tavern and Century. at Sherratt & Hughes Bookshop. Princes Street.
Mon 12 June at 6.30pm.
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