The Hotel Years

10 best books like The Hotel Years (Joseph Roth): Agent Running in the Field, Now We Shall Be Entirely Free, The Emigrants, An Enemy of the People, Hearts of Stone, The Passage of Love, Jack London: An American Life, Ostende - 1936, Sommer der Freundschaft, La versione di Fenoglio, Pietr the Latvian

Agent Running in the Field
AuthorJohn le Carré
A new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author John le Carré

Set in London in 2018, Agent Running in the Field follows a twenty-six year old solitary figure who, in a desperate attempt to resist the political turbulence swirling around him, makes connections that will take him down...
Now We Shall Be Entirely Free
AuthorAndrew Miller
By the Costa Award-winning author of PURE, a stunning historical novel with the grip of a thriller, written in richly evocative, luminous prose.

One rain-swept February night in 1809, an unconscious man is carried into a house in Somerset. He is Captain John Lacroix, home from Britain's disastrous...
The Emigrants
AuthorW.G. Sebald
At first The Emigrants appears simply to document the lives of four Jewish émigrés in the twentieth century. But gradually, as Sebald's precise, almost dreamlike prose begins to draw their stories, the four narrations merge into one overwhelming evocation of exile and loss.

Written with...
An Enemy of the People
AuthorHenrik Ibsen
In An Enemy of the People, Ibsen places his main characters, Dr. Thomas Stockman, in the role of an enlightened and persecuted minority of one confronting an ignorant, powerful majority. When the physician learns that the famous and financially successful baths in his hometown are contaminated,...
Hearts of Stone
AuthorSimon Scarrow
1938. A perfect summer on the Greek island of Lefkas for three young people untroubled by the simmering politics of Europe. Peter, visiting from Germany while his father leads an archaeological dig, has become close friends with locals Andreas and Eleni. As the world slides towards conflict and Peter...
AuthorAlex Miller
Critically acclaimed, two-time winner of the Miles Franklin award, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and numerous other literary awards, Miller's new work is an exquisitely personal novel of love and creativity.

Sitting in a New York park, an old man holds a book and tries to accept...
AuthorEarle G. Labor
A revelatory look at the life of the great American author—and how it shaped his most beloved works

Jack London was born a working class, fatherless Californian in 1876. In his youth, he was a boundlessly energetic adventurer on the bustling West Coast—an oyster pirate, a hobo,...
AuthorVolker Weidermann
Ein belgischer Badeort mit Geschichte und Glanz: Hier kommen sie alle noch einmal zusammen, die im Deutschland der Nationalsozialisten keine Heimat mehr haben. Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, Irmgard Keun, Kisch und Toller, Koestler und Kesten, die verbotenen Dichter. Sonne, Meer, Getränke – es...
La versione di Fenoglio
AuthorGianrico Carofiglio
Pietro Fenoglio, un vecchio carabiniere che ha visto di tutto, e Giulio, un ventenne intelligentissimo, sensibile, disorientato, diventano amici nella più inattesa delle situazioni.
I loro incontri si dipanano fra confidenze personali e il racconto di una formidabile esperienza investigativa,...
Pietr the Latvian
AuthorGeorges Simenon
A gripping new translation of the first novel in the famous Inspector Maigret series

What he sought, what he waited and watched out for was the crack in the wall. In other words, the instant when the human being comes out from behind the opponent . . .

Who is Pietr the Latvian? Is he a gentleman...
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