Thursday, July 31, 2008

A Few Links

My client Brian Jay Jones blogs again for the Historic Hudson Valley.

I loved this book.

Is reading on the web really reading?

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

And the Nominees Are

Here is the longlist for the 2008 Man Booker Prize for Fiction:

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Girl in a Blue Dress by Gaynor Arnold
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
From A to X by John Berger
The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretser
Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz

The shortlist will be announced September 9th and the winner announced October 14th.