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Booker Longlist 2019 Announced

Here. This year has been a big year for the Booker Prize with the Man Group withdrawing after 18 years of sponsorship to be replaced by Crankstart. I doubt that will have any effect on the process of selecting novels, … Continue reading

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Booker Longlist 2018 Announced

Here. Having largely ignored this year’s novels, the longlist entirely comprises books I have never heard of. The Guardian offers some commentary and I intend to read through the entire longlist. I found last year that doing so was hugely … Continue reading

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Booker Longlist 2017 Announced

Here. I have been remiss of late in terms of my posting: with a new job I have had less time to read and have allowed this blog to slip. I am continuing to work gradually through my lists and … Continue reading

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Booker Longlist 2016 Announced

Here. Many UK and US writers mixed in the bunch, four debut novels, and some lesser-known publishing houses. Should be an interesting year, although with so many good books coming out of Africa (Nigeria specifically has had a great year), … Continue reading

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Booker Longlist 2015 Announced

Here. A varied bunch and the US very much dominant. Five US authors, three from the UK, and one each from India, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, and Nigeria. Seven women and six men. One former winner and two former shortlisted … Continue reading

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