Book Club Selections – May 2018
Every month, we share our book recommendations with you through Eason Book Club. Chosen from our favourite reads, bestsellers and critically acclaimed books across all genres, we have something for all book lovers, no matter what you’re into.
Anthony Ray Hinton spent over 30 years on Death Row for a crime he didn’t commit. This is his astonishing, powerful and uplifting story of both his fight for justice, but also of his determination, strength and positivity throughout his ordeal. A compelling and unforgettable account of an astonishing travesty of justice which is sure to become a classic memoir of wrongful imprisonment.
The author of the acclaimed ‘My Name is Leon’ returns with a beautifully written and poignant novel about a couple whose lives are torn apart by a tragedy which took place decades earlier, and which has left a lasting impact on their lives. ‘The Trick to Time’ is a wonderfully compassionate and eloquent portrayal of love and loss which will stay with you long after you’ve read it.
When renowned concert pianist Richard is diagnosed with the debilitating Lou Gehrings Disease, his ex-wife Karina reluctantly finds herself in the position of primary care-giver. ‘Every Note Played’ is the moving, compassionate and compelling tale of their journey towards forgiveness and redemption.
Tom travels on a long car journey across a countryside cloaked in snow to collect his ill son from Sunderland and bring him home for Christmas. As he navigates his way across the frozen landscape, he reflects back on his life and how his family are struggling to cope in the aftermath of an earlier tragedy. This is a finely crafted, lyrical and sublime piece of writing from one of our most accomplished writers.