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Russell Hoban

Turtle Diary Is Back in Print

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 08.18.2013 | Books
Lindsay Edmunds

Turtle Diary is a 1975 novel by Russell Hoban about two 40-something Londoners who want to steal three sea turtles from the London Zoo and put them...

The Kraken Rising: Russell Hoban's 86th Birthday

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lindsay Edmunds

Russell Hoban turns 86-years-old today (February 4, 2011). For the 10th year running, fans of his work (aka, the Kraken) will celebrate the day.

Russell Hoban: A Great American Writer

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lindsay Edmunds

If you think a Russell Hoban novel is not an easy read, you are correct. I've found the journeys worthwhile, though, because sometimes the unwordable does happen off the page. What a writer. What a gift.