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books and roses, bread and roses

It’s books and roses day again tomorrow!  Is it even possible to choose one book to celebrate? Elena Ferrante’s The Story of The Lost Child has made both the Man Booker International Shortlist  AND the three percent Best Translated Book Award 2016

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The Man Booker longlist is out – though not all the books are yet – and the one I’m likely to demolish as soon as it’s published is Almost English, because it feels like familiar territory. But the Man Booker International

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