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Not the Booker Prize

The Guardian reveals the Not Booker Prize shortlist, list of six books chosen by their readers. Although I know very little about these books, it’s interesting to see the choices and most importantly, the enthusiasm for literature is affirming. 64 more words


Book Review: The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

This book took me a long time to read. Not because it was difficult to read but because I would read it in patches searching for something to keep my interest and put it down again when I failed to find anything and it would be sometimes days, sometimes weeks before I would pick it up again. 303 more words

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Harvest — Jim Crace

Harvest is Jim Crace’s 11th novel and, like many of his other works, is an allegorical tale masquerading as historical fiction. Set in an unnamed English village over a seven day period during which the fields are enclosed, … 927 more words

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Review: The remains of the day - Kazuo Ishiguro 

The remains of the day Tells the story of Mr Stevens, a ‘true English butler’ as he embarks on a rare holiday driving through the English countryside. 240 more words


Booker Prize Winning Authors on Display

Earlier today, the “long list” of thirteen finalists for the 2015 Booker Prize was released by the prize’s judging panel, headed by Princeton professor Michael Wood.   363 more words

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The Man Booker Prize 2015 Longlist

The longlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize was announced today. The thirteen titles are:


Booker Longlist 2015 Announced


A varied bunch and the US very much dominant. Five US authors, three from the UK, and one each from India, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, and Nigeria. 50 more words

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