The Booker frenzy is reaching a fevered pitch. I’ve scoured the web for the words of the shortlisted authors. Place your bets accordingly.
- The Electric Michelangelo by Sarah Hall — excerpt
- Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst — profile
- Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell — excerpt
- The Master by Colm Toibin — excerpt
- I’ll Go to Bed at Noon by Gerard Woodward — excerpt
- Bitter Fruit by Achmat Dangor — interview