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Peter Carey: Where I Like To Read

Peter Carey | Posted 08.03.2012 | Books
Peter Carey

I bought this beat up old chair imagining it was perfect for reading. It has proven a complete failure.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 05.14.2012 | Books

"The Chemistry of Tears" by Peter Carey Knopf, $26.00 Publishes on May 15th What is it about? A museum conservator in London learns of the death...

Easy Reader: Howard Jacobson's Novel Takes the Prize

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Curiously and hilariously, the protagonist, Julian Treslove is not Jewish. Julian only wishes he were Jewish and for most of the narrative's duration set outs to do everything in his power to embrace Judaism.

Howard Jacobson, Margaret Atwood, Peter Carey, Alan Hollinghurst And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yesterday, the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction went to Howard Jacobson for "The Finkler Question." Although Jacobson took home the prize yesterday, ...

An Interview With Author Peter Carey

Ben Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ben Evans

The great thing about using the past is that it gives you the most colossal freedom to invent.

Booker Prize 2010 Shortlist

themanbookerprize.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America (Faber and Faber) Emma Donoghue Room (Picador - Pan Macmillan) Damon Galgut In a Strange Room (Atlantic Bo...

HuffPost Readers' Picks: 15 Books You Read Over The Weekend And Loved (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We asked you, whether by tweeting or Facebook , to tell us what books gave your weekend that little special something. From classics to current bestse...

Booker Prize Longlist Announced For 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's that time again... the Man Booker Prize has announced its 13-book longlist for 2010. The 50,000 pound literary prize will be announced this Octob...

New York Magazine's Guide To Spring 2010 Fiction

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Are these books worth getting? A no-frills guide to the spring fiction shelf....

Peter Carey, Two-Time Booker Prize Winner, Bemoans Widespread 'Junk' Reading

Telegraph | Bonnie Malkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the author tipped to become the first to win the Booker Prize three times, Peter Carey is not surprisingly a strong advocate of highbrow literature...