Jael Richardson's book pick: Turbulence by David Szalay

Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: Turbulence by David Szalay.
Turbulence is a novel by David Szalay. (McClelland & Stewart, Julia Papp)

Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by every couple weeks to fill us in on a new book to check out. Today, she talks about David Szalay's novel Turbulence, in which each chapter follows a different person on or after a flight. Szalay was born in Montreal, but grew up in London and now lives in Budapest. His previous novel, All That Man Is, was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.

— Produced by ​Bed Edwards

Miss an episode of CBC q? Download our podcast.



To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Become a CBC Member

Join the conversation  Create account

Already have an account?