In his lifetime, David Foster Wallace was lauded by critics and loved by fans. But even to those who had barely read his work, he was something of a cult figure. Since his suicide in 2008, Wallace has become the Kurt Cobain of the printed word, and his life and death now stand as symbols of a genera.... Read more about Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace
In Broken Harbour, a ghost estate outside Dublin - half-built, half-inhabited, half-abandoned - two children and their father are dead. The mother is on her way to intensive care. Scorcher Kennedy is given the case because he is the Murder squad's star detective. At first he and his rookie partner, .... Read more about Broken Harbour
The books that have made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2014 are:
See the full longlist and shortlist here: Man Booker Prize 2014.
How many have you read?
- The BBC Big Read 200 Best Books
- Man Booker Prize 2013
- Man Booker Prize Winners
- Richard and Judy Book Club
- Women's (Orange) Prize for Fiction Winners