NW by Zadie Smith
North West London comes vividly to life in this new novel by the author of the bestselling White Teeth and Man Booker-shortlisted On Beauty. This is the story of a city. The north-west corner of a city. Here you'll find guests and hosts, those with power and those without it, people who live.... Read more about NW
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.'Read more about Wolf Hall
sadly this was one of the few books I failed to finish this year. I think I had not read the reviews of it properly beforehand as I had expected it to be a fictionalised version of events rather than a historical account..it was just too dry for me.
Early divorce cases are interesting though..I .... read more