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

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Fever Dream

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin Rating: 4.5 stars This is my second book finished in my attempt to read three 2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlisted works before the winner is announced next month. For the first time in a long while, he looked down and saw his hands. If you have had this experience, you'll know… Continue reading Fever Dream

Judas

Judas by Amos Oz Rating: 4 stars I read Judas as part of my goal to read three of the Man Book Prize International Prize shortlisted works for 2017. I had to sit and think on this book for a while before deciding on its rating. It's a slow, quiet book that will make you think.… Continue reading Judas

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