Hooked on the Booker Prize? Not quite: Bookmark This! Ep 25

  • 22 Oct 2021

Bookmark This! Ep 25: Hooked on the Booker Prize? Not quite 25:13 mins 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 lay down what they loved (and didn’t) about the six books on this year’s Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist, from heavyweights such as Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Powers and three-time Booker nominee Damon Galgut to shortlist debuts like Patricia Lockwood's social media-inflected No One Is Talking About This. Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead (2:40) The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed (9:14) A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam (10:34) Bewilderment by Richard Powers (14:28) The Promise by Damon Galgut (16:54) No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood (18:45) Produced by: Olivia Ho, Toh Wen Li and Muhammad Hadyu Abd Rahim Edited by: Hadyu Rahim and Penelope Lee Subscribe to Bookmark This! Podcast series and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: https://str.sg/JWas Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWae Spotify: https://str.sg/JWan Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/Ju4n   Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Read Olivia Ho's stories: https://str.sg/JbhW Follow Olivia Ho on Instagram: @ohomatopoeia Contact Olivia Ho: oliviaho@sph.com.sg Read Toh Wen Li's stories: https://str.sg/Jbhm Contact Toh Wen Li: tohwenli@sph.com.sg --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.