Books by Joanna Kavenna

Joanna Kavenna has written for The New York Review of Books, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph,The London Review of Books, The Guardian, and TheTimes Literary Supplement, among other publications. She currently holds a writing fellowship at St. John’s Col


THE BIRTH OF LOVE by Joanna Kavenna
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"Surprisingly affecting."
Procreation in three disparate centuries and societies is the primal subject of a prize-winning British writer's original second novel. Read full book review >
INGLORIOUS by Joanna Kavenna
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"A horribly funny, surprisingly jaunty visit to the edge of the abyss."
Depressed Rosa, homeless, jobless and at the mercy of her friends, muses on the meaning of life in a darkly comic fiction debut. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 6, 2006

"A lambent chronicle of wandering north and encountering an old idea brought forcibly into a new age."
"What had happened . . . to the idea of remoteness, the sense of magisterial nature embodied in the word 'Thule'?" asks British journalist Kavenna, who went to find out. Read full book review >