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Ali Smith Breaks Down Walls in 'Autumn'

Since November’s election, American writers have exhibited a collective anxiety about the utility of creativity under Trump. What’s the use of writing your novel—or even writing about novels—while the US government’s current administration attacks the rights of its citizens? 1,428 more words

Fiction

Clear Light of Day

Do you know anyone who would — secretly, sincerely, in his innermost self — really prefer to return to childhood ?

The book is divided into 4 parts.

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Opinion On The Book

Review: The English Patient - Michael Ondaatje

I’ve been reading this book for months and months, I think I checked it out the library last year, pre Christmas. It got so bad they stopped letting me renew it online so I had to go into the library and show them the actual book to prove I hadn’t lost it! 359 more words

Book Reviews

Flash Movie Review: The Sense of an Ending

SEEING things through someone else’s eyes would have been one of the superpowers I would have picked if I had the opportunity. Since it was non-existent it took me a long time to achieve something comparable, where I could gain insight into a person’s train of thought or experience of a situation. 523 more words

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The Best of the Booker winners

I’ve never met Joslyn except through her blog Chronic Bibliophilia. Her home is in Massachusetts, USA. Mine is in Wales, UK. Thousands of miles separate us physically but we are united by one thing – our interest in the novels that win what’s considered one of the most prestigious prizes in the literary world: … 1,730 more words

Booker Prize

The Best of the Booker Prize Winners

I’ve never met Karen except through her blog BookerTalk. Her home is in Wales, UK. Mine is in Massachusetts, USA. Thousands of miles separate us physically but we are united by one thing – our interest in the novels that win what’s considered one of the most prestigious prizes in the literary world: The Booker Prize. 1,849 more words

Reading

[List] Man Booker International Prize Longlist 2017

The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize 2017 was announced last week and I’ve been looking into the books that made it on there. I have to admit that I’ve usually not paid a lot of attention to the Booker Prize (or all that many other prizes honestly). 1,029 more words

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