"[An] extraordinary memoir, written in a polished style full of irony and wit."

New York Review of Books

Thank You, Giancarlo: The Broken Clavicle I Never Knew I Wanted

englishmujer:

First on my summer reading list. I randomly bought this at City Lights on my birthday and have been anxious to read it since.

englishmujer:

First on my summer reading list. I randomly bought this at City Lights on my birthday and have been anxious to read it since.

openbookstore:

New and improved: Our small press shelves. Come find out why we love small presses like otherpress!

openbookstore:

New and improved: Our small press shelves. Come find out why we love small presses like otherpress!

"Prochnik’s brilliantly accomplished and genre-bending book allows access to Zweig in a way that until now seemed impossible."

—New Statesman

"A masterful composer, Kelman makes writing look easy, and then infuses it with a sense of gravitas that can be, at times, breathtaking, in his own modest way."

—Booklist on If It Is Your Life

"Painstakingly researched, seamlessly translated, this is historical fiction of exceptional daring."

Booklist on The Goddess of Small Victories

Advice for all, not just school kids!

Advice for all, not just school kids!

Fiction Review: "If it is your life" by James Kelman

57thstreetbooks:

Bookseller Alex reviewed James Kelman’s new book If it is your life, out today from otherpress. She says its bleak, brutal, and absolutely brilliant, among other things.