Archives for: "October 2011"

2011 Man Booker Prize Winner

October 19th, 2011
The winner for the 2011 prize will be announced on 18 October 2011 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… more »

October 18th, 2011
'Sometimes there is truth buried in the old tales,' he said seriously. Midnight Over Sanctaphrax by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell more »

The Litigators

October 13th, 2011
The Litigators by John Grisham The partners at Finley & Figg—all two of them—often refer to themselves as “a boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. They are, of course, none of these things. What they are is a two-bi… more »

October 12th, 2011
There are too many books in the world to read in a single lifetime; you have to draw the line somewhere. more »


October 5th, 2011
Damned by Chuck Palahniuk “Are you there, Satan? It’s me, Madison,” declares the whip-tongued eleven-year-old narrator of Damned, Chuck Palahniuk’s subversive new work of fiction. The daughter of a narcissistic film star and a billionaire, Madison is… more »

October 4th, 2011
Every discovery in pure science is potentially subversive; even science must sometimes be treated as a possible enemy. Yes, even science. more »