BETHANY Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes "I love this book because its protagonist, Geoffrey Braithwaite, is a lot like me. There are some surface differences---I am not old, a man, a retired doctor, or (at least to my knowledge) fictional---but we are both obsessed with Gustave Flaubert, 19th-century French master of realism and author of such … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
2013 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature: Alice Munro Thursday, The Swedish Academy announced the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, and they picked the amazing short story writer Alice Munro. The 13th woman and the 1st Canadian, to be named a Nobel Prize-winner for literature, Munro is 82 years old and has 14 … Continue reading Book News Friday
Congratulations to Julian Barnes, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2011 for his novel, The Sense of an Ending! On our shelves right now if you want to check it out.