February 21, 2008

WHAT'S THE WORLD COMING TOO...:

"Life of Pi" tipped as Booker of Bookers favorite (Reuters, February 21, 2008)

Bookmakers installed Canadian writer Yann Martel's "Life of Pi" on Thursday as favorite to land a "Best of the Booker" award marking the 40th anniversary of the prestigious book prize.

...when a book folks have actually read and enjoyed might win? There's a sweet illustrated now too.


Posted by Orrin Judd at February 21, 2008 4:11 PM
Comments

When I started to read that book, I was all set up to be disappointed b/c of the near universal praise for the book, and accompanying hype -- I was very pleasantly surprised.

Posted by: Twn at February 21, 2008 6:00 PM

OJ - You should link to your interview with the author as well...it was very interesting...

Posted by: Foos at February 21, 2008 6:18 PM
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