President Obama says he's sick of briefing books and has started reading Joseph O'Neill's 'Netherland' at night.
It's practically the greatest thing James Wood ever read, and it took almost a year to win its first major award.
"I always wrote with the subconscious — or conscious — knowledge that who knows, Updike might read this."
And Joseph O'Neill and Salman Rushdie aren't on it!
Can anything beat the novel James Wood called 'one of the most remarkable postcolonial books I have ever read'?
We expect the grassy open spaces of Prospect Park to be filled with twentysomething Americans in dress whites by the end of the summer.