Books Matthew Sharpe Books by Matthew Sharpe Matthew Sharpe has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Matthew Sharpe Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'Jamestown: A Novel' June 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. Matthew Sharpe Reads from 'Jamestown' June 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. Critics' Lists: Summer '07 Summer Reads for Former Recess Rebels June 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.