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Readers’ Salon Recommendations (January 2019)

On a dark and blustery night, with nary a Christmas twinkle to be seen, our readers came out in force for an superbly rejuvenating Readers’ Salon (the first of the year).

There were some tremendous recommendations from some new faces and regulars, plus a spirited discussion on various topics, including (but not limited to) the size of Africa, the dispiriting effect of small town support for their local sports teams, Irish historical accuracy from British correspondents and the annoyance of writing supplementary novels in the footnotes.

Enjoy our readers’ excellent selections below, all available either within Golden Hare or upon order!

Golden Hare Readers’ Salon Recommendations:

Little by Edward Carey

The Librarian by Sally Vickers

Wounds by Fergal Keane

Leo the African by Amin Maalouf

Buda’s Wagon: a Brief History of the Car Bomb by Mike Davis

The President’s Room by Ricardo Romero

Fish Soup by Margarita Garcia Robayo

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

The Power of the Dog by Thomas Savage

The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

The Tattoist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Monsters We Deserve by Marcus Sedgewick

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

I am, I am, I am by Maggie O’Farrell

Is This The Place by Maggie O’Farrell

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