Esi Edugyan In 2011 Esi Edugyan’s bestelling novel Half Blood Blues snagged Canada’s highest literary honor, was a finalist for Britain’s Man Booker Prize, and was translated into nine languages. A Canadian with roots in Ghana, 34-year-old Edugyan’s novel explores the overlooked histories of Africans and mixed-race foreigners through the travails of a popular jazz band trapped in Nazi-era Europe.
The Booker Prize Short List has been announced. The final six novels are: Julian Barnes -The Sense of an Ending (available in US 2012) Carol Birch – Jamrach’s Menagerie Patrick deWitt – The Sisters Brothers Esi Edugyan - Half Blood... Read Post
The shortlist for Britain's most prestigious literary prize has been announced. Read Post