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Read Around the World: South Africa

In November we visited South Africa and my book choice was an emotional one laugh out loud funny and at the same time the ending left me ugly crying….

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1001 Books Roundup: October 2019

Who are the winners and losers this month?

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Read Around the World: Germany


In October our world trip took us to Germany just in time for the famous Oktoberfest a 2 week folk festival held every year in Munich – did someone mention a beer tent….

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1001 Books: Beloved by Toni Morrison


Why was this booked banned and do I agree with the decision?

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And the Winner is….


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Tomorrow by Damian Dibber


A story about an immortal dog waiting patiently for his owner do I really need to tell you to have the tissues handy?

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Booker Prize 2019: Our Predictions for Winner

So who do we think will win?

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Booker Prize 2019 Shortlist: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds by Elif Shafak

10 minutes

Written in her second language could this be the book to steal the Booker?

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Booker Prize 2019 Shortlist: Quichotte by Salman Rushdie


This is the 5th time Rushdie has made the shortlist.

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Booker Prize 2019 Shortlist: Orchestra of Minorites by Chigozie Obioma


The first time in 5 years that an African writer has made the shortlist.

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