Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro was published in 2005 and was a Man Booker, Arthur C. Clarke, and James Tait Black Memorial Prize Nominee.  Though the novel didn't win any of those awards it is one of Ishiguro's most popular novels. Last year I read Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day which I... Continue Reading →

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TBR Chronicles #12

I recently finished The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro which I enjoyed so I've added to my TBR list his first novel A Pale View of Hills which I hope to be an equally good read filled with his beautiful writing and keen insights. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam M.... Continue Reading →

TBR Chronicles #03

I recently read An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine and from it I added two books to my TBR list.  The first one is The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa.  I've always wanted to read something by Pessoa because he is such a literary legend but I'll admit I felt a bit apprehensive as... Continue Reading →

2010 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Shortlist

The 2010 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Shortlist has been released and no shocks there.  The shortlist is filled with Man Booker prize winners except for newcomer Reif Larson. Here is who’s in the running for the oldest literary prize in Britain: Strangers by Anita Brookner The Children’s Book by A.S Byatt Nocturnes... Continue Reading →

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