A comprehensive reading guide for book lovers, which makes the choosing of the next book that much easier. With recommended titles ranging from the classics to current bestsellers, as well as a few that may take you out of your comfort zone, you need look no further than The Book Lovers' Companion to make the perfect pick. Each report contains a succinct summary of the recommended title, as well as probing discussion points and fascinating background facts, together with suggestions on further reading Great as a gift for the enthusiastic book club member or for use as a personal guide to what's hot in the world of literature.
Lionel Shriver is the author of The Post-Birthday World; So Much for That, a finalist for the National Book Award; and We Need to Talk About Kevin, the winner of the Orange Prize. She lives in London and New York City.