Bookish Buzz: Virago Modern Classics Celebrates 40 Years

As many of you may be aware, Virago Modern Classics is turning forty! To commemorate this momentous occasion, the "international publisher of books by women" will be releasing a special collection of titles on May 3rd. Thanks to Virago, readers have been introduced (or re-introduced) to nearly 700 books by neglected women writers over the decades. It's an... Continue Reading →

Bookish Buzz: The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist

Yesterday, the 2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist was announced. Founded in 1969, the prestigious £50,000 Man Booker Prize is "open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK."   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpCU7VKELAU   The 13 novels that made this year's Longlist are:  4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster (US) (Faber & Faber)... Continue Reading →