Tag Archives: Hannah Rothschild

A Typical Bailey’s Read? ‘The Improbability of Love’ by Hannah Rothschild (2015)

I wrote last year about my sometimes ambivalent attitude towards the Bailey’s prize.  In general, I love literary prizes, for a start, they bring books to the forefront of readers’ attention in a busy and overcrowded marketplace.  For myself, I … Continue reading

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Bailey’s Short List!

It’s taken me a while to get over my shock and disappointment that ‘A God in Ruins‘ and ‘Rush Oh!‘ did not make it onto the Bailey’s shortlist this year.  Both were engaging, thought-provoking and insightful reads and on seeing a shortlist filed with … Continue reading

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