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1001 Books Round-Up August 2020



The months winners and losers:

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Booker Longlist – The New Wilderness – Diane Cook


Book Six – reviewed by panelists Book Worm, Nicole, & Tracy and rated by Susie

Diane Cook  lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and children.   Read more

Booker Longlist – How Much of These Hills is Gold – C Pam Zhang


Book Five – reviewed by panelists Nicole, Tracy and Susie and rated by BookWorm.

C Pam Zhang Born in Beijing but mostly an artifact of the United States, C Pam Zhang has lived in thirteen cities across four countries and is still looking for home. 

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Booker International 2020 Our Predictions for Winner


After what feels like an incredibly long wait tomorrow we will learn the winner of the Booker International Prize 2020. Will any of us predict the winner correctly?

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Booker Longlist – Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart



Book Four– reviewed by panelists Book Worm, Anita, Nicole and rated by Tracy and Susie

Douglas Stuart was born and raised in Glasgow. After graduating from the Royal College of Art in London, he moved to New York City, where he began a career in fashion design. Shuggie Bain is his first novel. Read more

Booker Longlist – Apeirogon – Colum McCann



Book Three – reviewed by panelists Jen, Tracy, Susie and rated by BookWorm and Nicole

Colum McCann was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and has since also lived in Japan and the United States.  Read more

Booker International Shortlist 2020: Hurricane Season


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Booker Longlist – Redhead by the Side of the Road – Anne Tyler



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

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, MN and and grew up in Quaker communities in the southern US.  

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Booker Longlist – Such a Fun Age – Kiley Reid



Book One – reviewed by panelists Nicole, Lisa and Susie rated by BookWorm and Tracy.

Kiley Reid was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Tuscon, AZ.   Read more

Idle Hands by Cassondra Windwalker



Idle Hands by Cassondra Windwalker
UK Publication Date: 23rd July 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This ARC was provided by Agora Books (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Better the devil you know?

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