Breathtaking … Winner of the Orange prize – The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles
Winner of the Orange prize for Fiction 2012
Madeline Miller

A breathtakingly original rendering of the Trojan War – a devastating love story and a tale of gods and kings, immortal fame and the human heart => http://bit.ly/ScW9xS

Orange Award Winner – The Tiger’s Wife

The Tiger’s Wife

by Tea Obreht

The Orange Prize winning debut from a truly extraordinary talent. ‘Having sifted through everything I have heard about the tiger and his wife, I can tell you that this much is fact: in April of 1941, without declaration or warning, the German bombs started falling over the city and did not stop for three days. The tiger did not know that they were bombs…’ => http://bit.ly/k7nyZp

Must-Read … a masterpiece novel

Home by Marilynne RobinsonHome

by Marilynne Robinson

From the author of the magnificent, award-winning GILEAD comes a masterpiece novel that returns to the people and places of Gilead

‘Robinson makes us understand home isn’t just a place—it’s something we carry with us.’


— Download the Book Club Guide

— Listen to a podcast from the Philadelphia Free Library

— Download the audio of an interview in which the author reads from her book

— Listen as the novelist talks to Claire Armistead about the novel that has won her this year’s Orange prize

or just buy the book

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