Tag Archive: Pulitzer Prize

May 18

Week 19 / 20: The Nebulas are awarded, a fluid identity and the greatest anthropologists of the American People

Books Read In the Skin of a Monster by Kathryn Barker A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Currently Reading  Children of the Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay (1) I skipped a week.  That’s going to happen from time to time as life – work, family, general laziness – gets in the …

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Apr 22

Week 16: Pulitzers, Brilliant Kelly Link and not being in on the joke

Books Read The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood Currently Reading  Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley (1) This year’s Pulitzer prize for fiction was awarded to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s début novel The Sympathizer which I look forward to reading at some point in the coming months. For genre fans Nguyen’s win was of less significance when compared to …

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Apr 21

And the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is…

Anthony Doerr’s All The Light We Cannot See. I reviewed the novel back in October last year, and while I thought the prose was beautiful I found Doerr’s almost deliberate avoidance of all things Nazi in relation to Werner and his actions to be disingenuous.  It’s a popular novel – my review of the book is, …

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