Women’s Prize for Fiction 2024 Longlist – What I’m reading….


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March 9, 2024

My Thoughts on Women’s Prize 2020 Longlist


Literary Prizes

The Women’s Prize 2020 longlist was just announced very late in the evening few days ago.  I woke up to the news on Twitter the next day.  As disappointed as I was with the prize last year, you’re probably wondering what the heck am I doing on here posting about it this year.  I couldn’t […]

March 3, 2020

24 Books to Christmas – Day 22


24 Books to Christmas

I fell upon The White Tiger in 2008 when it won the Booker Prize.   Of all the books on that shortlist, it stuck out to me the most.  I really enjoy reading about Indian culture.  I feel like with every book I read I learn something new about their culture.  That’s really stimulating. This […]

December 22, 2019

24 Books to Christmas – Day 21


24 Books to Christmas

When I came to live in France one of the historical events that I didn’t know very much about was the tragic destruction of Cambodia, otherwise known as the killing fields.  I started to hear more about it and my curiosity led me to pick up In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner. […]

December 21, 2019

24 Books to Christmas – Day 16


24 Books to Christmas, ReadSoulLit

Today’s recommendation I discovered in the spring of 2015.  Water Street was one of the first few short story collections I had read in a long time that I thoroughly enjoyed.  Fourteen connected  short stories set in Stanford, Kentucky in the black community.  I was amazed  to see how well Wilkinson linked each character and […]

December 16, 2019