Books Of The Times: ‘skios’ By Michael Frayn

In Michael Frayn’s novel, we are asked to believe that in the age of Google a handsome, charming gadabout could be confused, over and over, with an older, pudgy world-renowned scientist.

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  • Saturday July 16 Books & Brunch to Discuss Book on Garfield’s assassination
    In his 2011 New York Times review of the book Kevin Baker describes Garfield ... Next up: On Aug. 20, Books & Brunch will discuss “Skios” by Michael Frayn. Books & Brunch discussions are open to all NPC members and their guests -- in fact members ...
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    2013 - Skios, Michael Frayn. A pure farce ... Have seen Russell Kane a couple of times doing stand up. Was not disappointed by his book, but was surprised by how... 2012 - 5 Star Island, Carl Hiaasen. Read on the kindle for book club.
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  • Why there’s more to the Hay Festival than books...
    Last year’s winner was Terry Pratchett for Snuff and this year’s shortlist features Zoo Time by Howard Jacobson; Skios by Michael Frayn ... While it may be one of the most hectic times of year for father-of-four Florence, he’s also in his element.
    05/19/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Our Favorite Books Of 2012
    Here are some of our favorite books of 2012: Matt Gonzales: Every Love Story is a Ghost ... I do not read lots of nonfiction, and I read a lot of fun novels this year (Gone Girl, Skios, Triburbia, Carry The One, etc.)–but I’m not sure I read a great ...
    12/23/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The Best of the Best List: 2012 Critics’ Top Books
    14. When I Was a Child, I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson (3 mentions—our review) 14. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson (3 mentions—our review) 14. Zona by Geoff Dyer (3 mentions—our review) Here are the individual top ...
    12/15/2012 - 8:45 pm | View Link
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