The Arthur C. Clarke Award, 27th July 2017

A celebration of sci-fi and good writing, the Arthur C. Clarke Award has been an annual event for more than three decades. I don't really consider myself a sci-fi reader as such (my tastes don't really lie within any particular genre), but I would certainly never turn my nose up at a good book if … Continue reading The Arthur C. Clarke Award, 27th July 2017

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The Bailey’s Prize shortlist readings, 5th June 2017

As you might expect, the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction has a knack for finding truly excellent writing. This is only the second year that I have followed the prize closely, but looking at my bookshelves, it's remarkable how many of my favourite novelsĀ have been long- or shortlisted for the Bailey's (formerly Orange) Prize over … Continue reading The Bailey’s Prize shortlist readings, 5th June 2017