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Booker Prize, Booker Prize shortlist, Featured, Harare, misogyny, Online Exclusive, Patriarchy, Read. Review. Repeat, Tambu, This Mournable Body, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Zimbabwe

Tsitsi Dangarembga Narrates The Painful Reality Of Life In Contemporary Zimbabwe

Text by Vivek Tejuja. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar

Tambu, the complicated anti-hero of the Booker-shortlisted 'This Mournable Body', is fighting to change the pre-determined course of her journey in the face of postcolonial, patriarchal oppression
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Douglas Stuart, mother-son relationship, Online Exclusive, parental love, poverty, queerness, Read. Review. Repeat, Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart’s Booker-shortlisted debut novel tells a heart-aching story about the search for sexual identity amid parental dysfunction
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Diane Cook tackles the urgency of our deteriorating environment through the experience of a mother-daughter pair that is fighting for survival in the last remaining stretch of land previously untouched by humans
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Black literature, Booker Prize, Booker Prize shortlist, Brandon Taylor, Featured, gay campus novel, LGBTQIA+ literature, Online Exclusive, Read. Review. Repeat, Real Life

The 2020 Booker-shortlisted Real Life is told through the perspective of a gay Black man in America, but at its core lies a universal story about the desire for belonging and requited love
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September 25, 2020

In the 2020 Booker Prize shortlisted Burnt Sugar, author Avni Doshi examines the complicated psyche of a daughter who has to turn caregiver for her Alzheimer’s-afflicted mother and rebuild their corroded relationship
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