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Tuesday, 30 October 2007
Scariest Characters in Literature
Just in time for Halloween, AbeBooks has released their list of the Scariest Characters in Literature. Big Brother from George Orwell's 1984 tops the list. For other Halloween reading suggestions, take a look at these book lists compiled by the Logan Library.
Posted By Logan Library at 10:14 AM
Thursday, 18 October 2007
2007 Man Booker Prize Announced
Anne Enright has been awarded the 2007 Man Booker Prize for her novel The Gathering. The Man Booker Prize is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of either the British Commonwealth of Nations or the Republic of Ireland.
The Logan Library has ordered a copy of The Gathering. In the meantime consider reading one of the past Booker Prize winners available at the Library.
Posted By Logan Library at 11:27 AM
Thursday, 11 October 2007
Nobel Prize in Literature Announced
The 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Doris Lessing, a British writer best known for her 1962 book, The Golden Notebook. The prize announcement describes Lessing as "that epicist of the female experience, who with skepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilization to scrutiny". You can read more about Lessing and her works in the Nobel Foundation Press Release announcing the award.
Check out Doris Lessing's books available at the Logan Library.
Posted By Logan Library at 1:13 PM
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