Posts from ‘October, 2012’

Links I Like

The difference between Murakami in Japan and the rest of the world. Booker drop their sponsorship of the Man Asian […]

The Portrait by Iain Pears

Five words from the blurb: art, critic, sitting, power, canvas I loved Stone’s Fall when I read it a few […]

Hilary Mantel wins 2012 Booker Prize

Hilary Mantel won the 2012 Booker Prize for the second book in her Tudor trilogy, Bring up the Bodies. I’m a […]

1001 Books: You Must Read Before You Die

Last year I bought 1001 Children’s Books: You Must Read Before You Grow Up and spent many happy hours (and […]

Who will win the 2012 Booker Prize?

Who will win the 2012 Booker Prize? I don’t know! For the first time in several years there isn’t a […]

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

 Shortlisted for 2012 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: Malaya, Japanese, war, gardener, tattoo The Garden of Evening Mists is […]