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Posts by Nicole Del Sesto

Booker Longlist 2021: No One Is Talking About This

For our next longlist book, our panel read Patricia Lockwood’s No one is talking about this. Six of us read it and Anita, Nicole and Jen provided reviews. Keep reading to found out what we thought. 

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Booker Longlist 2021: Klara and the Sun

Our first book from the Booker longlist is Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. Six of our panelists read this book. We’ll share three of the reviews and ratings from all 6.

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The 2021 Booker Longlist

The longlist has arrived, and we were bad predictors!

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The Booker Prizes – Shortlist

Gasp. Shudder. No Apeirogon or Love and Other Thought Experiments?

Have you read any of these? What are your thoughts?

I guess I should feel grateful that The Mirror and the Light didn’t make the list.

The Booker Prize 2020 – Our shortlist predictions

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Booker Longlist – The Mirror and the Light – Hilary Mantel

Book Thirteen  – reviewed by panelists Tracy, Susie and Lisa. 

Hilary Mantel was born near Manchester, England and has lived in Botswana and Saudi Arabia  Read more

Booker Longlist – Who They Was – Gabriel Krauze

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Book Twelve – reviewed by panelists Book Worm, Susie and Nicole.

Gabriel Krauze grew up in London in a Polish family.   Read more

Booker Longlist – Love and Other Thought Experiments – Sophie Ward

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Book Eleven – reviewed by panelists Book Worm, Tracy, Nicole, rated by Lisa and Susie.

Sophie Ward  was born and raised in London Read more

Booker Longlist – This Mournable Body – Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Book Nine – reviewed by panelists Book Worm, Anita and Tracy.

Tsitsi Dangarembga was born and raised in Zimbabwe.  Read more

Booker Longlist – Real Life – Brandon Taylor

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Book Eight  – reviewed by panelists Book Worm, Lisa and Susie and rated by Nicole and Tracy

Brandon Taylor  is an American author who was raised in rural Alabama.   Read more