The Man Booker Prize 2017 Category
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Book Review. Spoiler: DNF!!

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Book Review. Spoiler: DNF!!

The premise certainly is intriguing and the widespread acclaim encouraging. Yet I could not finish this book!

The Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist!

The Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist!

The shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize has been announced! You can see my initial impressions on the longlist of 13 novels here.   The Man…

Days Without End by Sebastian Barry. Book Review.

Days Without End by Sebastian Barry. Book Review.

“Time was not something then we thought of as an item that possessed an ending, but something that would go on forever, all rested and stopped in…

The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist!

The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist!

The longlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize has been announced! This is the premier literary award for books written in the English language and published in…

The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

“The whites came to this land for a fresh start and to escape the tyranny of their masters, just as the freemen had fled theirs. But the…

Swing Time, by Zadie Smith

Swing Time, by Zadie Smith

“A truth was being revealed to me: that I had always tried to attach myself to the light of other people, that I had never had any…

Autumn, by Ali Smith. Book Review.

Autumn, by Ali Smith. Book Review.

“I don’t like it when the summer goes and the autumn comes, she said.  Daniel took her by the shoulders and turned her round. He didn’t say…

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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie Waterland.
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  • Please tell me I'm not the only one... this book is so boring!
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I'm so disappointed!
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I am almost half way and think I will put it down for now. I may end up finishing it if it does win the Booker 😳
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