The Literary Hoarders are collaborating with 4 other bloggers to read the Long List and then the Short List for the Man Booker Prize. Stay tuned as we pick the book BookerMarks picks as the Winner!
September 2013 THE LOWLAND is a deeply felt novel of family ties that entangle and fray in ways unforeseen and unrevealed, of ties that ineluctably define who we are. With all the hallmarks of Jhumpa Lahiri's achingly poignant, exquisitely empathetic story-telling, this is her most devastating work of fiction to date. Read more...http://www.thereadingroom.com/books/details/the-lowland-jhumpa-lahiri/7364509
My favourite so far!! Book Review: 2012 Long-Listed: Alison Moore's The Lighthouse
Long List 2012 (previous pinner:)Swimming Home by Deborah Levy - Swimming Home is a subversive page-turner, a merciless gaze at the insidious harm that depression can have on apparently stable, well-turned-out people. Set in a summer villa, the story is tautly structured, taking place over a single week in which a group of beautiful, flawed tourists in the French Riviera come loose at the seams. #2012ManBookerPrizeLonglist
Penny's review of Swimming Home for BookerMarks. (too weird and dysfunctional for me) literaryhoarders....