At a Glance

Jenni Fagan's 5 books for readers with very little time

I have to steal a lot of time for reading. I read in the middle of the night, I get up at six in the morning, I read with my son’s cartoons blaring.

Each novel you look at and think ‘am I going to invest a week, or however long it takes, in reading this?’ Therefore, here are some titles for readers with little time to invest:

Mr Fox cover

5. Mr Fox

Helen Oyeyemi

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Jenni Fagan
Jenni Fagan

Scottish writer Jenni Fagan has received critical praise for her poetry, was twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize and received awards from Scottish Screen, Peggy Ramsay and Arts Council England, to name a few. Her debut novel, The Panopticon, was listed on Waterstone's 11 - the bookseller’s pick of the best debut novels of 2012. In 2013, she was named one of Granta's Best Young British Novelists.