Forgotten Literary Treasures

[Note: Now that most of my technology problems have been resolved, I return to my irregularly scheduled commentary on books, politics, and culture.]

Great, just what I need: another list of enticing books to read that I’ll never be able to get to. Groan.

Far from the fame and glamour of the Booker and bestsellers is a forgotten world of literary treasures – brilliant but underrated novels that deserve a second chance to shine. We asked 50 celebrated writers to nominate their favourites.

From the Guardian, of course. You didn’t really think the New York Times or the L.A. Times (or any other U.S.-based periodical) would put together something like this, did you?


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