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Current Read: Middlesex

30 Aug


Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See

13 Aug


Fact: Pig Snout

2 Aug

Pig Snout

Current Read: Thinking Fast and Slow

30 Jul

Man Booker 2012 Long List.

26 Jul

The Man Booker 2012 Long List.

The 2012 Booker Prize longlist was announced on July 25.  Below are the dozen nominees:

  • The Yips by Nicola Barke 
  • The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauma 
  • Philida by André Brin 
  • The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng 
  • Skios by Michael Frayn 
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce 
  • Swimming Home by Deborah Levy 
  • Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel 
  • The Lighthouse by Alison Moore 
  • Umbrella by Will Self 
  • Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil 
  • Communion Town by Sam Thompson

Short List will be out on the 11th of September.

Current Read: Nudge

26 Jul

2 Sentences from Nicole Krauss’s Great House.

24 Jul

“Yes, you as you were then, with your fair hair before it turned coarse and dark. I’ve heard others say that when their children were born they tasted their own mortality for the first time”