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Book No 29 : Oryx and Crake

Margaret Atwood is a genius. I have found some of her longer works inaccessible, but ‘Oryz and Crake’ is absorbing and thought-provoking. It is the first of a trilogy, followed by ‘The Year of the Flood’ and ‘MaddAddam’. 232 more words


On the Floor

Think “Bonfire of the Vanities”. It is the 1990s on a London securities trading floor. Quants and dark pools have not yet had their day, and the age of brokerage puffery and bravado is in full swing. 240 more words

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Loses Out to Irish Writer for Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has lost out to Irish writer Eimear McBride in the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction competition.

Chimamanda was the only Nigerian and African to make the list. 40 more words