Archives for: "September 2007"

Book of the Month - October, 2007

September 25th, 2007
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed by fate onto a rickey train that was home to the Benzini… more »

September 11th, 2007
It's such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it. more »

On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan

September 10th, 2007
It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, an earnest young history student at the University College in London, who unexpectedly wooed and won her… more »

September 7th, 2007
"Have you ever noticed yourself smile? You look like an old soldier." He shifted slightly in his seat, embarrassed. "I don't know how an old soldier smiles." "Well, I do." The girl's eyes darkened. She was searching in her memory. "Once I knew ten… more »

The 2007 Man Booker Prize (Shortlist)

September 6th, 2007
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition… more »