Tag Archive: Kate Atkinson

Nov 18

And the shortlists for the Costa Book Award – Best Novel and Best First Novel – have been announced…

… and there’s at least one surprise.  Here are the nominees: Best Novel Kate Atkinson: A God in Ruins (Doubleday) Anne Enright: The Green Road (Jonathan Cape) Patrick Gale: A Place Called Winter (Tinder Press) Melissa Harrison: At Hawthorn Time (Bloomsbury) Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life was nominated for the Costa Book Award in 2013, so …

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Jun 04

Book Review: The First Fifteen Live of Harry August by Claire North

What’s It About In 2013, Kate Atkinson published the very good, and critically acclaimed, Life After Life of which the sequel, A God in Ruins, has just been published.  Life After Life follows the many lives and deaths of Ursula Todd.  It was Groundhog Day, but where the character had no memory (other than a vague inkling) of their …

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