Booker Prize

Peter Carey

Peter Carey’s new novel grapples with Australia’s legacy of racism

“A Long Way from Home” delves into the crimes that built a continent, and how to move forward: “Guilt is such a wrong word. The useful word is, I think, responsibility.”

Do women writers have ‘literary cooties’?

A remarkable study of the kinds of books that win big prizes reveals this: Don’t write about women. Unless, that is, you’re a man.

Kazuo Ishiguro goes back in time

Ishiguro’s long-awaited novel explores new terrain—and not just because of the ogres


Author quits Booker Prize adviser role to protest expansion

One author involved with the Man Booker Prize has already quit in protest after the news that the U.K. literary award is being opened up to allow authors of any nationality to win it.

A new life for Pi

Ang Lee recreates the story of a shipwreck, a boy and a tiger in three dimensions


REVIEW: A Death in Summer

Book by Benjamin Black


Newsmakers: July 28-August 4

Sheila Copps stages a comeback, Glenn Beck hits a new low, and Britain’s Royal Rebel says ‘I do’


How faithful do you need to be?

The Booker winner and a GG nominee take very different approaches to historical fiction



Yann Martel has compiled his letters to Stephen Harper in a book.