Books  |  Jul 6, 2018

Curtis Brown Summer Reads 2018

Curtis Brown authors have been selected for newspapers’ annual summer reading lists, highlighting the very best in holiday reads for Summer 2018.

Both The Sunday Times and The Irish Times have included Imogen Hermes Gowar’s The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, which was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction and longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize earlier in the year.

Other fiction featured in The Sunday Times includes Our House by Louise Candlish and John le Carré’s chart-topping thriller A Legacy of Spies. In non-fiction, The Times selected Tara Westover’s memoir Educated, Antonia Fraser’s The King and the Catholics and Tom Bower’s Rebel Prince. 

There were inclusions for Adam Kay’s bestselling This Is Going To Hurt and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s autobiography Unmasked, which details his achievements to date. Winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2018, To Be A Machine by Mark O’Connell was also included as well as Bean Counters by Richard Brooks.

For their “Great Summer Reads” feature, The Irish Times selected Rachel Rhys’ new historical mystery Fatal Inheritance and The Wildflowers by Harriet Evans, also part of the Richard & Judy spring selection.