Books to Read This Month: November Edition

Now is the time to be thankful…for great reading! The year might be coming to end soon but that doesn’t timing of reading great books slows down and this month is no different from the rest! From mauling big cats to mythological gods, these books will have you rushing through your Thanksgiving dinner just so you can get through one more chapter…

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Atwood and Evaristo Share 2019 Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo were both named as joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize this evening in London. Continue reading “Atwood and Evaristo Share 2019 Booker Prize”

Announcing the Longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize

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The Booker Prize announced the longlisted books for the 2019 Booker Prize. The award was changed from “Man Booker” to “Booker” due to the Man Group withdrawing their sponsorship last year. Continue reading “Announcing the Longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize”

Longlist for Man Book International Prize 2019 Released

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The Man Booker International Prize has just announced the 13 books that have been longlisted for the prestigious prize. The prize gives recognition to literary works that were translated to English and publish in the UK. It is different from its equivalent, the Man Booker Prize, where that award recognizes books originally written in English and published in the UK. The award comes with a cash prize of £50,000 ($71,000) that split equally between the author and the translator.

The winner will be announced on May 21 at a ceremony held at a dinner at the Roundhouse in London.

The nominees are:

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Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

Format: Paperback

Pages: 360 pages

Published: December 11, 2018

Publisher: Graywolf Press

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Literary Fiction
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Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed

Milkman by Anna Burns was announced yesterday as the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Continue reading “Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed”

Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist

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The Man Booker Prize has just announced the six books that have made the shortlist for the 2018 prize. Let’s check out the books that made the cut: Continue reading “Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist”

2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time

For the very first time, a graphic novel has been added to this year’s longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Sabrina by Nick Drnaso explores the terrifying effect of the 24-hour news after a girl disappeared.  Continue reading “2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time”

The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here

The shortlist for the Golden Man Booker Prize has just been announced.

In honor of the Man Booker Prize turning 50 this year, the organization has decided to have a special one-off award that crowns the best work of fiction from the past five decades of the prize. Out of all the books that have won the prize, five were chosen by five judges who either served on the panel in the past or currently on it right now. The public will then choose which book should win the Golden Man Booker PrizeContinue reading “The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here”

Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize

Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish writer to win the Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading “Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize”