I consider myself a reader, I read all sorts of modern contemporary fiction along with the classics and being a school librarian, I also read a great many Young Adult titles. Apart from admitting ‘crime’ is my ‘guilty pleasure’ I have no particular favourite genre.
man booker prize
The winner 2011’s Man Booker Prize was announced this week as Julian Barnes for The Sense of an Ending. For all of its controversies (click here to read the article) the Man Booker is still one of the book industry’s most important awards, and just making the long-list can see a book’s sales sky-rocket.