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John Burnside - Author

John Burnside has published eleven previous collections of poetry, including among them The Asylum Dance, which won the 2000 Whitbread Poetry Award, and six works of fiction - most recently the novel, A Summer of Drowning, which came out this year. He has also written two books of memoirs, A Lie About My Father and Waking Up In Toytown.

If you like John Burnside you might also like to read books by Kathleen Winter, Graham Swift and Julian Barnes.

Featured Books, with extracts, by John Burnside

I Put a Spell on You by John Burnside
I Put a Spell on You
John Burnside
Beginning with memories of a brutal murder, this book follows the author through a series of uncanny encounters with 'lost girls', with brilliant digressions on murder ballads, voodoo, acid and insomnia, and a cast that includes Kafka and Narcissus, Diane...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
All One Breath by John Burnside
All One Breath
John Burnside
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. Presents the world in a series of still lifes, in tableaux vivants and tableaux morts, in laboratory tests, anatomy lessons, in a Spiegelkabinett where the reflections in the mirrors, distorted as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
Black Cat Bone by John Burnside
Black Cat Bone
John Burnside
Winner of the T S Eliot Prize for Poetry 2011. Gillian Clarke, Chair of the judges, said:'Amongst an unprecedentedly strong and unusually well-received shortlist, John Burnside’s Black Cat Bone is a haunting book of great beauty, powered by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011

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