Monday, December 8, 2008

Good Reading for the Holidays

If you're looking for some good holiday reading, the Library has ordered the following titles and many have arrived already.

The Man Booker Prize 2008 shortlisted novels:

Aravind Adiga - The White Tiger (Winner)
Sebastian Barry - The Secret Scripture
Amitav Ghosh - Sea of Poppies
Linda Grant - The Clothes on Their Backs
Philip Hensher - The Northern Clemency
Steve Toltz - A Fraction of the Whole

The Prime Minister's Literary Prize shortlist:

# Burning In Mireille Juchau
# El Dorado Dorothy Porter
# Jamaica Malcolm Knox
# Sorry Gail Jones
# The Complete Stories David Malouf
# The Widow and Her Hero Tom Keneally
# The Zookeeper's War Steven Conte