Posts from ‘March, 2011’

March Summary and Plans for April

March has been quite a strange month reading-wise. I seem to be finding it easier to give up on books […]

The Man Asian Literary Prize

The Man Asian Literary Prize is an annual award given to the best novel by an Asian writer. The book […]

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives – Lola Shoneyin

  Longlisted for 2011 Orange Prize Five words from the blurb: polygamous, family, wives, children, Nigerian The Secret Lives of […]

In The Woods – Tana French

Five words from the blurb: detective, body, woods, family, secrets Tana French is an author who has been raved about […]

This Blinding Absence of Light – Tahar Ben Jelloun

Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale Winner of the 2004 IMPAC Award Five words from the blurb: prison, struggle, […]

Five Discarded Oranges

The Orange longlist was announced last week and I was sad to see it included several books that I had failed to […]