Golden Man Booker Shortlist

As part of the Man Booker 50th Anniversary celebrations five books have been nominated from the last 50 years, one per decade, to compete  for the title of 'Golden Booker'.   All of the books nominated consider the past in and explore themes of identity, belonging and how we relate to our moment in history. … Continue reading Golden Man Booker Shortlist

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Golden Man Booker: Wolf Hall

As part of the Man Booker 50th Anniversary celebrations five books have been nominated from the last 50 years, one per decade, to compete  for the title of 'Golden Booker'. Wolf Hall was nominated for the 2000s by Simon Mayo One of the less surprising picks for the Golden Booker shortlist was the bestselling historical … Continue reading Golden Man Booker: Wolf Hall

Women’s Prize Shortlist Predictions

This year's Women's Prize for Fiction longlist boasts a range of fantastic novels which cover issues from poverty and working class life, to abuse and domestic violence - ranging from the personal to the social and political. Many of these novels interrogate ideologies and force us to question our perspectives. The styles differ widely and … Continue reading Women’s Prize Shortlist Predictions