Start reading Beth Lewis’ The Wolf Road

The End A’ Old Me The End A’ Old Me I sat up high, oak branch ’tween my knees, and watched the tattooed man stride about in the snow. Pictures all over his face, no skin left no more, just ink and blood. Looking for me, he was. Always looking for me. He left red … Continued


Announcing Joanna Cannon’s new novel THREE THINGS ABOUT ELSIE

We cannot believe our luck, Joanna Cannon has signed another two-book deal with us here at The Borough Press. The deal signed with publishing director Suzie Dooré for UK and Commonwealth rights means the The Trouble With Goats and Sheep author will be published by us until at least 2022. The deal for her third and … Continued


Review of The Lonely City #EditorPick

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing (Canongate) One of the best books I read in 2016 was Olivia Laing’s curiously addictive exploration of loneliness and the modern city, by way of art. Alone and adrift in New York in her mid-thirties, Laing found herself falling prey to loneliness, … Continued


Start reading Christina Baker Kline’s A Piece of the World

Prologue Later he told me he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. That dilapidated house in the distance, looming up like a secret that won’t … Continued