Claire-Louise Bennett: apricot trees exist, apricot trees exist
To mark its twentieth anniversary, the London Review Bookshop has invited twenty writers and friends to name five indispensable books for navigating the next twenty years. Twenty limited edition bundles of Claire-Louise Bennett’s selections are now available, accompanied by an illustrated, numbered introductory note, signed by Claire-Louise, and presented in a special anniversary tote bag (not available for general sale).
La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri, translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft
Agua Viva by Clarice Lispector, translated by Stefan Tobler
Death in Spring by Mercè Rodoreda, translated by Martha Tennent
Alphabet by Inger Christensen, translated by Susanna Nied
Anniversary artwork by Klaussie Williams.