man booker prize

by Hilary Mantel

Having snatched the Man Booker Prize away from several worthy opponents, as the book bookies predicted, Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall is soaking up the deserving accolades as it rockets effortlessly up the sales lists. Read more…

by William Trevor

Anything further that can written about William Trevor’s work in the final phase of his career is necessarily a paean, not a review. Having won countless important awards, had his writing adapted successfully to stage and screen, been compared to Shakespeare, and been knighted for his “services to literature,” one can safely say without understatement that Trevor has moved beyond the need or necessity for critical assessment. Read more…