THE MAN… THE MYTH… THE MAN BOOKER WINNER 2011     PHOTO BY RICHARD SAKER     And I called it here. That is, Sebastian Barry and I did. That's SEBASTIAN BARRY. And I. (Allow her a moment of fantasized grandeur, will you?)

Booker Prize Longlist – 2011

  The Booker Prize longlist was announced while I was away on vacation: Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending (Jonathan Cape – Random House)Sebastian Barry On Canaan's Side (Faber)Carol Birch Jamrach's Menagerie(Canongate Books)Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers(Granta)Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues (Serpent's Tail)Yvvette Edwards A Cupboard Full of Coats (Oneworld)Alan Hollinghurst The Stranger's Child… Read More Booker Prize Longlist – 2011