Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Looking for something to read?

Howard Jacobson has won the 2010 Man Booker Prize for fiction for The Finkler Question published by Bloomsbury. The announcement on the Man Booker website explains that:

The Finkler Question is a novel about love, loss and male friendship, and explores what it means to be Jewish today.

Said to have ‘some of the wittiest, most poignant and sharply intelligent comic prose in the English language', The Finkler Question has been described as ‘wonderful' and ‘richly satisfying' and as a novel of ‘full of wit, warmth, intelligence, human feeling and understanding'.

For an excerpt of the novel, check out the New York Times and for a review, see the Telegraph.

‘He should have seen it coming. His life had been one mishap after another. So he should have been prepared for this one..

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