Not a Moment Too Soon

The winner of the Man Booker Award will be announced in just a few hours. One of the shortlist titles, The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson releases in the US today. On All Things Considered last night, David Sax (author of Save the Deli) explains why he thinks it should win. It was also reviewed by Library Journal last week.

The Finkler Question
Howard Jacobson
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA – (2010-10-12)
ISBN / EAN: 1608196119 / 9781608196111

However, the front runner among UK bookies is the experimental novel, C by Tom McCarthy.

Tom McCarthy
Retail Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf – (2010-09-07)
ISBN / EAN: 0307593339 / 9780307593337

Tantor Audio; UNABR; Narrated by Stephen Hoye

Tied for second place with Room by Emma Donoghue is another title with a room in it, In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut. It will not be available in the U.S. until Nov. 2.

In a Strange Room
Damon Galgut
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Europa Editions – (2010-11-02)
ISBN / EAN: 1609450116 / 9781609450113

One Response to “Not a Moment Too Soon”

  1. Julia Haav Says:

    In a Strange Room goes on sale today in the US!