Summer's almost gone, and there's so more to read! Susan, thanks for helping us start a dialog.
Nadine Gordimer is still my favorite read, but her slimmer books make me wonder about the difference between poetry and prose and how the lines have blurred.
Read for a sense of Africa as it was in colonial days, as the turmoil increased, and where some locales are now.
Great characterization through snippets of conversation, vignette, or collected thoughts.
Incredibly brief descriptive passages that evoke time and place.
BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN
Short stories. Try for a real sense of short story from a different culture - Japanese essence, English /American form.
Is anyone else concerned about the few books from any Man-Booker list avaiable through our county libraries?
What are others reading?