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The Long Take, by Robin Robertson

What a way to end one reading year and start the next. I found Robin Robertson’s The Long Take devastating, fascinating, and beautiful. I had never heard of Robertson until he was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, but he’s an award-winning … Continue reading

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Reservoir 13 and My Booker Shortlist

Last night I finished the final book I’ll manage to read before the Man Booker shortlist is announced Wednesday morning, and I loved it. Sunita said that Jon McGregor’s Reservoir 13 is a kind of “structural inverse” of Solar Bones:  Whereas Reservoir 13 takes a … Continue reading

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