Monthly Archives: October 2013

2013 Man Booker Prize Winner – The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

Literary award season has commenced, so it is time to add titles to our must-read list for the long winter months ahead.  On October 15, Eleanor Catton was announced as the winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize for her fiction … Continue reading

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Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize

Announced last week, Canadian and short story writer Alice Munro has been awarded the coveted 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. Munro is only the 13th woman and first ever Canadian to win the prize since it was founded in 1901. Alice … Continue reading

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The Romantic Appeal of The Last Telegram by Liz Trenow

A recent book review in Library Journal  suggested that fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society would enjoy reading The Last Telegram by Liz Trenow. The Last Telegram is a light, easy read that can be categorized as romantic, … Continue reading

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