Michael Harding

We are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with those lovely people at An Tain for the upcoming evening in the company of Michael Harding on Friday the 17th February. Michael is an actor, playwright and novelist who will be showcasing his latest (non fiction) book with his one man show “Talking with…

Book Launch – Under a Watchful Eye by Adam Nevill

Anyone intrigued by our recent review for the excellent new horror novel by Adam Nevill might be interested in tuning in to the Facebook Launch this coming Thursday  https://www.facebook.com/events/388025294922595/. What is a Facebook Launch? I hear you ask. Well… I have no idea really. I’ve never “attended” one before. I will however be logging on…

Girl in the Spider’s Web

Out today Girl in the Spider’s Web part four of the Millennium Series featuring Lisbeth Salander. Stieg Larsson died  2004 before his books became a global phenomenon. After his death it was discovered that Larsson had left about three quarters of a fourth novel on a notebook computer. After years of legal wrangling the fourth novel…

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt

They say you should never judge a book by it’s cover and that’s probably good advice but every now and then a cover just demands your attention. Undermajordomo Minor the forthcoming title by Patrick deWitt has really got us excited here at Roe River Books. His last novel The Sisters Brothers (possessor of a fine…

Maus Banned In Russia For Its Cover

Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust, Maus, has some very memorable cover art. It pictures a pair of mice — representing Jews — huddling beneath a cat-like caricature of Adolf Hitler. Behind the feline Hitler is a large swastika! That last element has become a problem for Maus this spring. For Russian…