The Book of Strange New Things
SALTIRE SOCIETY SCOTTISH FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER
SALTIRE SOCIETY SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER
A work compounded of several genres that searchingly discusses human relationships under extreme stress and looks beyond even human relationships. Dutch-born, Scotland-based writer Michel Faber is a past winner of the Saltire First Book of the Year award. Faber’s 2000 debut novel Under the Skin was adapted into a 2013 feature film directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Scarlett Johansson. 2002 novel The Crimson Petal and the White became a four part BBC television series starring Romola Garai and Richard E. Grant in 2011.