A delightful, old-fashioned love story with a uniquely 21st-century twist, Landing is a romantic comedy that explores the pleasures and sorrows of long-distance relationships — the kind millions of us now maintain mostly by plane, phone and Internet. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Emma Donoghue shares her favourite books
- Emma Donoghue on gossiping with the Bard and ridiculously productive procrastination
It was like wanting ice cream instead of meat loaf, and being told that children in refugee camps would be grateful for the meat loaf. Yes, of course she had nothing to complain about, compared to so many people, but when had that ever stopped anyone from complaining? Happiness was a balloon that always hovered just out of arm's reach.
From Landing by Emma Donoghue ©2007. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.