Tag Archives: Man Booker Prize

A Quick Catch-up Post

Well, I’m reading a lot, but I’m not doing a very good job of filling you in on what I’m reading. Work is winning in the battle for my time. So this is what I’ve been doing, other than reading … Continue reading

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Back in London Because I Couldn’t Help Myself

Hilary Mantel is amazing. Here is my evidence. I didn’t even really want to read Wolf Hall until I was reading it. Then I LOVED it. Then I downloaded Bring up the Bodies as soon as I sanely could, to … Continue reading

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In the viper-filled Court of Henry VIII’s London

This book advances not a single of my goals, but it is a Booker Winner and was on the 2010 Orange Prize Shortlist, and I have loved every minute of it during the car ride to and from work. Read … Continue reading

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I’m So Excited!

I wrote this post on 9/11, but seem never to have hit publish. UGH. Ok, I will be back really soon with a review of Mr. Vertigo, which I loved and finished yesterday, but first I just say THE BOOKER … Continue reading

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Out of The Darkness in India

In the Man Booker Prize winning novel The White Tiger, I visited interior rural India (The Darkness) and Delhi and Bangalore (The Light), exploring issues of class and culture in present day Indian society. My guide was a murderer and … Continue reading

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