A couple of days ago i had just finished reading my first novel of the year… i have been having a little bit of a dry spell when it came to reading because i just havent picked up anything that made me want to continue after the first chapter… which makes me feel a little sad that i havent been able to go through the book my Canadian pen pal sent over to me :( 1,825 more words
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Hannah Kent’s Burial Rites and Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch have been shortlisted for the £30,000 Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction.
Chair judge, Helen Fraser, commented, “We are very excited by the books we have chosen for the shortlist. 118 more words
Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life and Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries feature on the “toughest choice of shortlist, from the strongest longlist, in the (Walter Scott) Prize’s five year history.” 131 more words
Readers are being asked to help suggest topics for Hugh Brazier and Jan McCann’s The Book of 365.
The title explores the world through 365 days of the year from investigating the mysteries of the 99 ice-cream to discovering whether Sherlock Holmes really did live at 239. 79 more words