Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post , Time , Oprah Magazine , Newsweek , Chicago Tribune , and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018 "The best novel ever written about trees, and really just one of the best novels, period." --Ann Patchett
The New York Times Book Review turned 125 years old. To celebrate their momentous anniversary and their dedicated readership, they asked their readers to nominate the best books of the past 125 years. They took thousands of nominations down to 25 finalists, then that finalist down to one winner.
The Booker Prize longlist was announced last week. This prestigious British literary award is open to writers of any nationality writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland. Read on for the thirteen novels that made the cut.
With Covid-19 dominating the news cycle, World Environment Day may not get much notice. But we mustn’t lose sight of the ecological issues our world faces. And, if dystopian sci-fi isn’t really your thing, here are a handful of stellar authors taking on this theme in compelling present day tales.