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My top books for 2011 by Toni Whitmont

What I do get to do however, is to sample a LOT of books, and I get to fall in love with a few. And the few that take me to a different place, more than make up for the rest of the 450 on that list that made me want to go out and re-plant the trees. So here they are, my top picks for 2011, for those of you for whom Morrissey and Reilly just don't cut it. Read more

by | November 25, 2011

The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht Wins the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction: Read Toni W’s review…

The winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction was announced in the UK last night. Room by Emma Donoghue, which many thought should have won the Man Booker, was the crowd favourite and expected to win. But it was not to be. The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht won and this would not come as a surprise to anyone who has read it. Booktopia’s Toni Whitmont called it ‘a revelatory and ... Read more

by | June 9, 2011