The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer | Book Review 27/2019

Pale, freckled eggs. With those 3 words, begins The Conservationist, an epic story that highlights the controversy of ownership and the complexity of race relations in South Africa during the period of apartheid. Nobel Prize winning author, Nadine Gordimer introduces a scene where the absentee farmer Mehring is on his way to visit his landholding,…

G. by John Berger | Book Review 34/2019

G. is the aptly titled winner of the 1972 Booker Prize winner by novelist, John Berger, who is probably better known as an art critic. In a unique combination of this two artistic representations, the novel is rendered in flickers and strokes, and layers of meaning some of which emerge as images and some of…

#ManBooker50

If I gave you a stack of 52 books, how many of them could you read in say about 20 weeks? Listed below are all the novels that have won the coveted Man Booker Prize since its inception in 1969. (There are 53 books because twice, the judges were unable to choose between two contenders…