Fiction: New & Noteworthy

November 6, 2013   •   By LARB

Sea of Hooks

Lindsay Hill

Lives of Girls and Women

Alice Munro

The Childhood of Jesus

J. M. Coetzee

THIS WEEK, Elissa Schappell and Kyle McCarthy consider the influence of Alice Munro in light of her Nobel Prize, and we review two puzzling novels that arrived this fall: J.M. Coetzee's The Childhood of Jesus and Lindsay Hill's Sea of Hooks.




Honoring 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature Winner Alice Munro





Magical Child, Troubled Child

Roger Bellin on JM Coetzee’s The Childhood of Jesus



An Upside-Down Diagonal World

Diane Mehta on Lindsay Hill's Sea of Hooks