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Booker Prize Shortlist 2021

2 years ago

So, where I have been for the last three years? My apologies.


The Booker shortlist in 2019 didn't enthrall me and I was busy with the new house, so I just didn't get to it.


I was so ANGRY with the judges who divided the prize, too - they had one job, and they failed to deliver on it. Atwood didn't need the prize, and The Testaments was a very ordinary book. Bernadine Evaristo's book Girl, Woman, Other was magnificent, and it should have won, stand-alone.


2020 - well, just like everyone else, I was coping with Covid and the Booker shortlist seemed so depressing....


But, here it is in 2021, and I've read one of the new shortlist and it's exceptional. So -


The Booker Prize Shortlist 2021


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 winner is going to be announced on November 3rd. I'll try to read them all before then.

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