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Chris Cleave

12 Contemporary British Novels We Can't Live Without

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Caitlin Kleinschmidt | Off the Shelf As a lifelong Anglophile, I have worshipped at the altar of Austen, Brontë, and Dickens ever since I receive...

How Far Would You Go to Help a Stranger?

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.10.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Marysue Rucci | Off the Shelf When I received the submission Little Bee by British author Chris Cleave in 2007 and read the first lines--"Most day...

14 Must-Read Books Set Under the African Sun

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf Plane tickets are expensive, but that's where the beauty of armchair adventuring comes in. If the lush African landscap...

Seattle's Book-It Repertory Theatre Premiere of Chris Cleave's Novel 'Little Bee'

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 06.27.2015 | Entertainment
L. Steven Sieden

The play begins with Little Bee recounting her journey to England and being held at a refugee detention center for nearly two years, but as it unfolds, the horrors she has had to endure are revealed.

Rejected Covers: "Gold" By Chris Cleave

Posted 07.06.2012 | Home

Rejected Covers is part of an ongoing series on rejected book cover designs, in which we invite cover artists to reveal some of the rejected ideas and...

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

"Gold" by Chris Cleave Simon & Schuster, $27.00 Published on July 3, 2012 What is it about? Two girls, Kate and Zoe, meet at age 19 when they bo...

I Hate It When Kids Get Hurt : The Grief Porn of Summer 2010

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Doyle Palmer

In college my friends and I used to love to watch Baretta ironically and wait for Robert Blake to shake his head and say "I hate it when kids get hurt...

Great Books of 2009: Time to Name Men

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nina Sankovitch

Publishing houses come out with so many great books every year that to list just five is way too hard. With that in mind, here is a list of the top five Y-chromosome penned books of 2009.