Books by Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor was born in Bermuda in 1976. He grew up in Norfolk and now lives in Nottingham. If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things found him a place as the youngest contender and the only first novelist on the 2002 Booker Prize longlist. It has since won


THE RESERVOIR TAPES by Jon McGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2018

"On its own, this book is a noteworthy event. When put in conversation with Reservoir 13, it is nothing short of a remarkable experiment in storytelling. McGregor is a must-read writer."
McGregor revisits the world of his Costa Award-winning novel, Reservoir 13 (2017), grimly complicating everything. Read full book review >
RESERVOIR 13 by Jon McGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A stunningly good, understated novel told in a mesmerizing voice."
A young girl disappears outside a small village in northern England. Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2012

"Impressive and unconventional fiction."
Absorbing, quirky stories by Booker-nominated McGregor. Read full book review >
EVEN THE DOGS by Jon McGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"A few experimental touches don't compensate for the lack of a compelling narrative. "
British novelist McGregor (So Many Ways to Begin, 2007, etc.) takes a bleak look at some drug addicts. Read full book review >
SO MANY WAYS TO BEGIN by Jon McGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2007

"With its plot contrivances and drably conventional characters, this novel never comes alive on the page."
Literary aspiration can't save this British novel from maudlin domestic melodrama. Read full book review >
IF NOBODY SPEAKS OF REMARKABLE THINGS by Jon McGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2003

"The halting conversations are overdone, and that street horror is problematic, but 26-year-old McGregor's sharp eye and broad sympathies show a true novelistic sensibility and a sizable talent."
A prizewinning first novel from England is an impressionist portrait of neighbors on one city block. Read full book review >