The mega project

I have finally undertaken that mammoth project - of reading Ulysses! I think I must have promised myself this read years ago when I saw this book top the Modern library critics list of 100 best novels - but something (or someone) always prevented me from doing the same. I think it was partly laziness, … Continue reading The mega project

Booker goes to ‘The Gathering’

Seems like it is the Europeans' year - After British Doris Lessing won the Nobel for literature, the Booker goes to Ireland for Anne Enright's The Gathering. According to the bets running prior to the announcement, Ms. Enright was far behind the two major contenders - Jones and Mcewan. But I suppose the Booker is … Continue reading Booker goes to ‘The Gathering’