Book of the Week #1

Lost Geography by Charlotte Bacon (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000)

This was Bacon's first novel and it is a beautiful book about the inner lives and private desires that thread through families, both connecting and separating the people in them. The book was favorably reviewed by the Hippo when it came out and was nominated for the 2002 Dublin IMPAC Literary Award.

Author Charlotte Bacon has taught at UNH since 1998 and in addition to this book has published a collection of short stories called A Private State (University of Massachusetts Press, 1998) and the novel There is Room for You (Farar, Straus and Giroux, 2004).
Charlotte Bacon was interviewed in July 2005 as part of the UNH Author's Series

1 comment:

plentyo'moxie said...

I really loved this book, and her other two - in fact, I really wish she would hurry up and write more! Her writing is so wonderful, so rich.