These are all the News & Announcements posted in 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 / Category:Books & Reading
Teen Read Week: October 14-20, 2007
This week is Teen Read Week and the theme is LOL@your library. This year's theme encourages teens to read humorous books and graphic novels just "for the fun of it". You can celebrate Teen Read Week by selecting a book from our list of Humorous Fiction for Teens. Or choose something from one of our other young adult reading lists.
Posted By Logan Library at 5:50 PM / Category:Events
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 / Category:Books & Reading
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