Tag Archives: Ali Smith

Angry porcupines and a new brand of recovery

Last week’s new books focused on thrillers with new releases from John Le Carré and David Lagercrantz. This week, there is a good array of non-fiction on show in hardbacks. First up is Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions, by Sir David Attenborough. Adventures charts the early life of Attenborough as he embarks on the opportunity of ...

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Penguin bags brace in Man Booker Prize 2017 shortlist

Penguin boasts two authors in the shortlist for the Man Booker Price 2017 shortlist. Ali Smith’s Autumn and Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West have both been shortlisted and join Emily Fridlund’s A History of Wolves, Fiona Mozley’s Elmet, Paul Auster’s 4321 and George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo. Ali Smith has been shortlisted for the Man Booker three times and bagged the Baileys prize for How to Be Both. In his ...

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