TWO ROADS BOOK OF THE MONTH
REMEMBER ME LIKE THIS by Bret Anthony Johnston
OUT JUNE 19TH
‘You could say that this book is ripped from the headlines, but that wouldn’t be fair. Bret Anthony Johnston’s riveting novel picks up where the tabloids leave off, and takes us places even the best journalism can’t go.’ - Tom Perrotta
Set in a small community on the Texan Gulf, Remember Me Like This is a gripping literary novel with the pace of a thriller, the story of a family coming back together after a kidnapped son comes home and lays bare the effects of his trauma as the book builds to a spectacular denouement over one long, hot summer.
Find out more about Bret Anthony Johnston’s debut novel here.
A SELECTION OF OUR 2014 TITLES
Under the Wide and Starry Sky ~ The much anticipated second novel from Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, which tells the passionate and turbulent story of Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny ~ ‘Ambitious and often breathtaking’ Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife
Where Memories Go ~From broadcaster Sally Magnusson comes an inspiring memoir of a family’s love for a mother – and a searing manifesto for change. ~ ‘An extraordinarily moving memoir.‘ Alexander McCall Smith ~ ‘Intensely moving and inspiring.‘ Joanna Lumley SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle ~ Kirsty Wark’s first novel, a captivating and haunting story of the richness beneath seemingly ordinary lives and the threads that hold women together. ~ ‘Completely enchanting. the story of two women’s intertwined lives draws you in and holds you spellbound to the end.‘ Penny Vincenzi
Love and Treasure ~ The remarkable new novel by New York Times bestselling author Ayelet Waldman, spanning continents and a hundred years of turbulent history, encompassing war and revolution, the history of art, feminism and psychoanalysis, depicting the range of human feeling from the darkness of a shattered Europe to the ordinary heartbreaks of a contemporary New York woman ~ ‘A novel to love and treasure’ Philippa Gregory
Above ~ A stunning and harrowing novel about a sixteen-year-old girl who is abducted and locked underground by a survivalist who is convinced the end of the world is going to happen. By award-winning author Isla Morley. ~ ‘An audacious page-turner.’ Publishers Weekly ~ ‘Powerful… very intriguing and provocative.’ Kirkus reviews
Remember Me Like This ~ Written by Bret Anthony Johnston, Director of Creative Writing at Harvard, this is a compelling exploration of human morality, a story about a family coming back together after a missing son comes home. ~ ‘flawless storytelling… I love this book’ John Irving ~ ‘wise, moving, and troubling’ Tom Perrotta
Life, Love & The Archers – Wendy Cope Best known for her poetry, this prose collection includes pieces from a lifetime of published and unpublished work – reflecting on subjects from childhood, daring to write poetry, and television reviewing, to giving up smoking, falling in love and weddings.
And a sneak peek at at the first few months of 2015 …
Soil ~ the Coen Brothers meet Daniel Woodrell’s Winter’s Bone in the debut novel of American independent bookseller Jamie Kornegay, Canadian author Carrie Snyder’s debut about a pioneering athlete in the 1920s, Girl Runner and a new book from Gretchen Rubin on habit – Before and After.
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