Michael Cart Talks About the 2014 Man Booker prize

podcastIn this podcast, Michael Cart talks about (among other things) the two American titles nominated for the 2014 Man Booker PrizeWe Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler and To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris. Among the articles mentioned in this podcast: Read Whatever You Want by Elizabeth Minkel (New Statesman, Oct 14, 2014), Turning Pages: Publishers Profit from Young Adult Blockbusters by Jane Sullivan (Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 18, 2014), and Henry James and the Great YA Debate by Christopher Beha (The New Yorker, Sep 18, 2014).

Michael Cart on the Booker Prize and other lit news

podcastIn his latest podcast, Infopeople’s resident book reviewer, reports on the 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlist as well as other recent events in the world of books and publishing.

Mentioned in this podcast: Laura Miller’s Salon.com article, A prestige-free zone. He also talks about one of his new favorite websites: Arts & Letters Daily.

Update: congratulations to Hilary Mantel, who won the 2012 Booker Prize for Bring Up the Bodies, a sequel to her earlier novel Wolf Hall, which was the 2009 Booker Prize winner.