Posts under ‘Booker Prize’

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

 Shortlisted for the 2013 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: shanty, dream, challenges, America, new We Need New Names begins […]

Three Mini Reviews

Benediction by Kent Haruf Five words from the blurb: Colorado, heart-break, friendship, ordinary, humanity Benediction is a quiet novel about […]

The 2013 Man Booker Prize Longlist

The longlist for the 2013 Booker Prize was announced earlier today. I wasn’t surprised that I managed to predict so […]

Three Booker hopefuls that didn’t work for me…

For the last few weeks I’ve been trying books that have been tipped for the Booker longlist. Some I’ve enjoyed, […]

Who will be longlisted for the 2013 Booker Prize?

The 2013 Booker longlist will be announced on the 23rd July. Compiling my longlist prediction has been particularly difficult this […]

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 […]