Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Jamestown by Matthew Sharpe. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 21, 2009 — Lady Idina Sackville's five husbands and life of high-society debauchery in colonial Kenya scandalized the Edwardians, inspiring more than one novel. The Bolter, her hard-to-put-down biography, shows us the shadow side of a prim and proper era.
Jun 26, 2007 — Sharpe's novel is a funny, violent, romantic tale that begins when a cataclysmic event in a futuristic Manhattan sends a busload of survivors fleeing for the wilds of Virginia — into the past, and encounters with Powhatan and Pocahontas.
Jun 26, 2007 — Matthew Sharpe's Jamestown is "a brilliant, bloody and blisteringly comic chronicle of the near future," recommended by Glen Weldon. After civilization's collapse, refugees journey to Virginia, where characters find themselves unwittingly replicating the historical founding of Jamestown.
Jun 4, 2007 — As kids we preferred indoor recess to the playground hullabaloo. As adults we're film dorks, comic book geeks and indie-music nerds. We do not, as a general rule, jet-ski. This is what we'll be reading as we try to avoid the sun.