Book Riot rounds up some of the British books coming to the USA this month.

This week’s excerpted book on The Pool is the Baileys-shortlisted Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo.

Refinery 29 speaks to Rachel Khong, whose Goodbye, Vitamin they call “the new break-up novel you need to read this summer”.

The Handmaid’s Tale has soared to the top of the book charts after the debut of the series on British TV.

The Guardian reviews  Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day by Peter Ackroyd and In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s by Joseph Jebelli.


Front Row has an episode live from the Hay Festival with Elizabeth Strout, Julia Donaldson and others.

Start the Week also comes from Hay and features Colm Toibin, Sebastian Barry, and Meg Rosoff.

Backlisted discusses James Baldwin’s 1968 novel Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone.

Elif Shafak is the latest guest on Desert Island Discs.

And on Books and Authors, Tim Winton talks about his new book, The Boy Behind the Curtain.


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