Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:01:09 GMT


Not Much To 'Smile' About In Roddy Doyle's Intense New Novel
Irish novelist Roddy Doyle has always had a lot of literary tools in his belt, but the one he's most known for is his sense of humor. His first three novels, The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van, were all laugh-out-loud funny, and even his most ...

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:17:45 GMT


George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize For His First Novel 'Lincoln In The Bardo'
LONDON (Reuters) - American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son. In his ...
George Saunders's Lincoln in the Bardo is a genuinely startling novelThe Conversation UK
George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Lincoln in the Bardo'New York Times
US author George Saunders win 2017 Man Booker prize for novel on death of Abraham Lincoln's sonFirstpost
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:00:49 GMT

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In Orhan Pamuk's New Novel, a Youthful Obsession Yields a Haunted Life
New York Times
Larded throughout the novel are references to two ancient and opposite tragedies of fathers and sons: Sophocles' “Oedipus Rex” and the classic Persian tale of Rostam and Sohrab from Ferdowsi's “Shahnameh,” or Book of Kings. In the former, Oedipus ...