Posts from ‘July, 2012’

July Summary and Plans for August

I’ve been going through a non fiction phase this month. I’ve loved learning so many new facts and think this shift […]

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Five words from the blurb: Hurricane Katrina, flooded, neighbours, nightmare In 2005 Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans. […]

The 2012 Booker Prize Longlist

The 2012 Booker Prize longlist has just been announced as: The Yips by Nicola Barker The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman Philida […]

Merchants of Culture by John Thompson

Five words from the blurb: publishing, world, marketing, books, money Merchants of Culture provides detailed information about the publishing industry in […]

The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey

Five words from the blurb: automaton, love, grief, mechanics, life In the past I’ve had a hit/miss relationship with Carey’s books, […]

Who Will be Longlisted for the 2012 Booker Prize?

2012 has been an amazing year for fiction. Last year I struggled to find 13 books good enough to justify […]