Tag Archives: jhumpa lahiri

April 08

Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction Short List

The short list has been announced for the Bailey’s Prize For Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) and the list is very impressive, all the more when you see whodidn’t make the leap from the long list: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah Hannah Kent – Burial Rites Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland Audrey Magee – The […]

September 11

The Man Booker Prize Short List

Well, it’s that time of year again – when I get my speed reading glasses out and run through the six Booker nominated novels before the fifteenth of October when the winner is announced. The short list is, in no particular order: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo (Chatto & Windus) The Luminaries by […]