Tuesday, May 25, 2010

[News and Notes] Neglected Masterpieces

Which books do you consider to be the greatest novels ever written? Have you read a masterpiece that doesn't get the recognition it deserves?

Upon announcement of the 2010 winner of the Lost Man Booker Prize, Robert McCrum of The Guardian expounds on this topic:

"...Forgotten, or neglected prose is an intriguing topic. Musing on Farrell, I found myself making a scratch list of prose classics that are rarely referred to, but which remain evergreen. The titles that follow would be an indispensable part of my desert island library..."

Read the rest of McCrum's article here.

The 2010 Booker Prize will be announced on July 27, 2010.

Learn more about the Man Booker Prizes on the official website.

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