Booker Prize 2021 shortlist

Sep 14, 2021,20:59 PM

Anuk Arudpragasam - A Passage North
Damon Galgut - The Promise
Patricia Lockwood - No One Is Talking About This
Nadifa Mohamed - The Fortune Men
Richard Powers - Bewilderment
Maggie Shipstead - Great Circle

The 2021 winner will be announced on Wed-3-Nov-2021.

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 By: Lankysudanese : September 15th, 2021-02:38
Haven’t read-from or heard of any of these authors

Thanks for sharing!

 By: Mary Anny : September 15th, 2021-07:49

Richard Powers won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for "The Overstory"

 By: cshimokita : September 15th, 2021-11:40
"Bewilderment", Powers upcoming novel, scheduled to be published on 21-Sep-2021, has received some good reviews and might be worth a look-see. Casey .

Great reads ahead

 By: Cookies : September 15th, 2021-15:44
I will try to find these books to read. I like to read a lot about this beautiful and complex life and world we live in. What are your favourite books of all time?

"Six Four" by Hideo Yokoyama

 By: cshimokita : September 15th, 2021-21:20
but really the list of favorites is way too long anything written by Annie Proulx "War & Peace" "A Bright Shining Lie..." by Neil Sheehan the "Rebus" books by Ian Rankin (there are 21 books in the series) the Aubrey–Maturin series (21 books) by Patrick O'... 

More on "Six Four"... and why it might be on my short list for best novels

 By: cshimokita : September 17th, 2021-01:20
The Japanese calendar takes is definition from the reigning emperor... for example Showa 64 was the 64th year of Emperor Hirohito and was only one week long (1~7-Jan-1989) followed by Heisei 1 (Emperor Akihito) which started on January 8-Jan-1989 ... Japa... 

Thank you Casey

 By: Cookies : September 17th, 2021-06:25
I will look for these books to read.