Man Booker Prize Series: The Fishermen

by Sabo Kpade  Prefacing a book or the chapters within with proverbs and quotes could be a way of paying homage or unifying its themes. The Fishermen is not littered with them but the references to great works (Things Fall Apart, Moby Dick) and quotes from Yeats and Igbo and Ashanti proverbs soon come to seem… Read More

The Colour of the Prize #ManBooker

Three of the six nominees for this year’s Man Booker Prize are women of colour. Does this fact have significance? If so, what is it? by Rudy Katoch Within the infographic below, I’ve compiled the data of all nominations from Tuesday’s shortlist to 1969. I recognise each nomination as a unique case irrespective of the… Read More