2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist – UPDATE

And the winner is.... A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman (Jessica Cohen, Translation)!  I was hoping for Fever Dream because of how amazing disturbing it was (it gets better each time I think back on it), but now I have to add the winner to my TBR.  Sadly, I was unable to read… Continue reading 2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist – UPDATE

Curtis Sittenfeld’s new book on Hillary Clinton

I am a huge fan of Curtis Sittenfeld's Prep and American Wife, so I was thrilled today when I found out that Sittenfeld is planning to write a novel about Hillary Clinton.  In the book she will have Hillary turn down Bill's numerous marriage proposals once and for all and then imagine how her life would have turned… Continue reading Curtis Sittenfeld’s new book on Hillary Clinton

2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist

The 2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist was announced today.  This award honors fiction in English translation, and these six books made the cut.  One will be announced as the winner on June 14th: Compass by Mathias Enard A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors Judas… Continue reading 2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist