April 2018 Paperback Previews

How wonderful to learn that Mary Ann Shaffer’s lovely The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is being adapted for film. Bloomsbury has rejacketed the 2008 title about an author with writer’s block who begins a correspondence with Dawsey Adams of Guernsey to tie in with the adaption starring Lily James, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton. I hope it brings many new readers to this charming book.

April also brings us tie-ins for adaptations of China Mieville’s The City and the City, Caroline Kepnes’ You and Ian McEwan’s The Children Act. Elsewhe...

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