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5) El deafo
10) Song for a whale
12) Deaf sentence
Celebrated British novelist David Lodge is a two-time finalist for the Booker Prize and winner of the Whitbread Award. Deaf Sentence finds linguistics professor Desmond Bates forced into an early retirement by hearing loss. While at a noisy party, Bates politely says yes to a question he can't quite hear. Soon, he learns he's agreed to supervise a dangerously sexy undergrad on her suicide note research.
"Another wise, witty look at the human...
14) Show me a sign
16) Impossible music
When a teen musician goes deaf, his quest to create an entirely new form of music brings him to a deeper understanding of his relationship to the hearing world, of himself, and of the girl he meets along the way.
Music is Simon's life—which is why he is devastated when a stroke destroys his hearing. He resists attempts to help him adjust to his new state, refusing to be counseled, refusing to learn sign-language, refusing to have anything...
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