Joanna Kavenna’s first novel, Inglorious, received the prestigious Orange Award for debut fiction, while The Ice Museum, a work of travel writing, was short-listed for the Ondaatje Prize. Kavenna’s writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Times Literary Supplement, among other publications. She lives in Oxford, England.
The Birth of Love
Henry Holt and Co.
From the winner of the Orange Award for New Writers, an epic novel of childbirth—past, present, and future
The year is 1865. In Vienna, Dr. Ignasz Semmelweiss has been hounded into...
When Rosa Lane, a promising young journalist, impulsively hits the send button on an email to her boss saying "I quit," so begins her pursuit of enlightenment in the jungles of cutthroat London....