S1E31: Reviewing the nominees for the International Booker Prize: Bookmark This!

  • 13 May 2022

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 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 SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Read Olivia Ho's stories: https://str.sg/JbhW Follow Olivia Ho on Instagram: @ohomatopoeia Read Toh Wen Li's stories: https://str.sg/Jbhm --- Discover ST's special edition podcasts: Singapore's War On Covid: https://str.sg/wsfD The Unsolved Mysteries of South-east Asia Embed: https://str.sg/ws76 Stop Scams: https://str.sg/wnBi --- Discover more ST podcast series: In Your Opinion Podcast: https://str.sg/w7Qt SG Extra Podcast: https://str.sg/wX8w Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas 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.