Category Archives: Man Booker Prize 2017

The Man Booker Prize and Graveyards: ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ by George Saunders

Reading ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ really made me wish for a new book list, a specialised list, made up of English language novels premised on Buddhist philosophy.  It’s is going to have to be provided by someone else though.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Getting started with the 2017 Man Booker Prize: The ironically titled ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness’ by Arundhati Roy

Having spoken to people about Roy’s new novel, I think I may have been the only reader to have utterly misunderstood the title.  In blissful ignorance, I began reading looking forward to a much needed cheerful novel.  There was nothing … Continue reading

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