The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma [2015 Booker shortlist]

In the small town of Akure in Nigeria, an ambitious father dreams of the illustrious futures awaiting his sons. Ikenna the

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Snapshot October 2015

October 1 saw me on a business trip to Germany. Here’s a snapshot of what I was doing on that

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Reading overload

I blame the people who run our public library service. They’ve made it too darn easy to reserve books on

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Man Booker Prize longlist 2015

I admit defeat. I am clearly not skilled in the art of book prize predictions. When the Man Booker prize judges

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