Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:58:55 GMT

New York Times

'Minecraft: The Island' Blurs the Line Between Fiction and Gaming
New York Times
The protagonist of Max Brooks's new fantasy novel doesn't have a name, a gender or even normal human appendages. Instead of hands, the narrator has clumsy, flesh-toned cubes, just one more weird feature of the strange and unsettling world where the ...

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:40:20 GMT

BBC News

Man Booker Prize: Arundhati Roy comeback novel on longlist
BBC News
Arundhati Roy's long-awaited second novel has made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize - 20 years after winning the award with her first. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is one of 13 novels longlisted for the £50,000 prize, which is now in its 49th ...
What a story! Debut novel by bookshop worker, 29, is long-listed for the Man Booker PrizeDaily Mail
Arundhati Roy's first novel in two decades longlisted for Man Booker prizethe Irish News
Man Booker prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fictionThe Guardian -The Bookseller -Irish Times
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:57:23 GMT

New York Times

Portrait of a Nigerian Marriage in a Heartbreaking Debut Novel
New York Times
The two narrators of Ayobami Adebayo's stunning debut novel — a Nigerian woman named Yejide and her husband, Akin — remember the stories they heard when they were children, and they hope to pass on these stories to their own sons and daughters.