"Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born" by Matthew Parker
Ian Fleming's lush Jamaican estate was the site of jet-setting parties, as well as his place to write about James Bond. This novel touches on Fleming's life, British colonialism and the life of the rich and famous in the 1950s.
"The Familiar: One Rainy Day in May" by Mark Z. Danielewski
Cult favorite author Danielewski — "House of Leaves" — returns with this first in a 27-volume series. Twelve-year-old Xanther and her stepfather set out to get a dog, but from there, the 800-page story unspools in many different directions.
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