Shenzhen (published in English as Shenzhen: A Travelogue From China) is a black-and-white graphic novel by the Canadian Québécois author Guy Delisle published in 2000. It documents Delisle's three-month deployment in December 1997 to Shenzhen, a big city developed by the People's Republic of China near Hong Kong, where he is acting as the liaison between Dupuis, a Belgian animation producing company and a Chinese studio,
Rachel Cusk's Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and stark, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing during an oppressively hot summer in Athens. The people she encounters speak, volubly, about themselves: their fantasies, anxieties, pet theories, regrets, and longings.
Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest
When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer, she'd never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and raise the deadly creature as a means to cope with her loss, she adopted Mabel, and turned to the guidance of The Once and Future King author T.H. White's chronicle 'The Goshawk'.