Friday, July 23, 2004

Orange Prize for Fiction --
The Orange Prize for fiction released its list of 50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Authors.

Books I have read on the list:
1. A Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
2. A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
19. His Dark Materials Trilogy Philip Pullman
29. Slaughterhouse-five Kurt Vonnegut
33. The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood
35. The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco

In addition, I have read books by these authors on the list (but not the one listed):
J.M. Coetzee, Salman Rushdie, Stephen King

Just showing off my cultural ignorance.
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