Posts from ‘August, 2010’

August Summary and Plans for September

I finished 14 books in August, most of them from the 2010 Booker long list. I was very impressed with […]

Skippy Dies – Paul Murray

 Long listed for 2010 Booker Prize One of the reasons I love reading entire long lists is that I stumble […]

The Japanese Literature Challenge IV

I love Japanese Literature and so enjoy browsing the reviews on the Japanese Literature Challenge site. Bellezza has done a […]

Sweetness in the Belly – Camilla Gibb

 Finalist for the 2005 Giller Prize I hadn’t heard of this book, but during a discussion on Canadian literature Claire recommended it […]

The Stars in the Bright Sky – Alan Warner

 Long listed for 2010 Booker Prize The gossiping of the teenagers in The Sopranos drove me mad after a while and so […]

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox – Maggie O’Farrell

I have heard so many people raving about this book that I’m afraid I have forgotten who first brought it to […]