S1E31: Reviewing the nominees for the International Booker Prize


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Synopsis: A monthly literary podcast by The Straits Times featuring titles in the headlines and sizzling reads.

In the latest episode of this literary podcast, The Straits Times journalists Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li take on six books shortlisted for the International Booker Prize – from Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk’s sweeping novel The Books Of Jacob to Geetanjali Shree’s Tomb Of Sand, the first Hindi-language novel shortlisted for the award.
Highlights(click/tap above):
01:31 The Books of Jacob, by Olga Tokarczuk
09:10: Cursed Bunny, by Bora Chung
10:34 A New Name: Septology Six to Seven, by Jon Fosse
11:58 Heaven, by Mieko Kawakami
12:20 Elena Knows, by Claudia Pineiro
12:53 The Tomb of Sand, by Geetanjali Shree

Produced by: Olivia Ho (oliviaho@sph.com.sg), Toh Wen Li (tohwenli@sph.com.sg), Paxton Pang and Eden Soh

Edited by: Paxton Pang

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