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The 2019 Booker Prize

The 2019 Man Booker Shortlist has been announced, and it contains none of the long-listed books I’ve actually read.  Still, while a bout of summer flu prevented me from posting this before the nominations were narrowed down, I do want … Continue reading

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler (2013)

We are all Completely Beside Ourselves was on the Booker long-list in 2014 and the general consensus appeared to be that it wouldn’t make it to the short list (it didn’t) because it was too ‘light’ and ‘funny’.  I loved … Continue reading

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