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Things We Didn’t See Coming

Steven Amsterdam’s debut novel narrates the post-apocalyptic life of a relentless young man throughout his 30 years of despair, search for love, and survival. Each chapter unfolds chronologically, but with several year gaps, and therefore this novel allows itself to be read as an anthology of short stories – a […]

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The Floating Man

The Floating Man is a collection of short poems which, unlike some poetry, is an accessible piece of art and shouldn’t fail to attract a wide audience. Its language is unpretentious and topics such as the natural world, history and music are a familiar starting point to enjoy these short thought-provoking […]

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Room

Room is a heart-breaking story on a kidnap and sexual abuse victim who undergoes her ordeal while bearing and raising a child in a small fortified garden shed. As a reader you experience Ma’s imprisonment through her son’s eyes (Jack), who eventually escapes by using a wonderfully simplistic and cleverly written memory game: “Dead, […]