Man Booker Prize 2015


A Little Life

Roman Hanya Yanagihara , 2015

When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride.

Vriendschap, Coming of Age+


A Spool of Blue Thread

Roman Anne Tyler, 2015

The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness. But they are also like all families, in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture..

Familie, Drama, Mysterie+


The Chimes

Roman Anna Smaill, 2015

Welcome to the world of The Chimes. Here, life is orchestrated by a vast musical instrument that renders people unable to form new memories. The past is a mystery, each new day feels the same as the last, and before is blasphony.



The Year of the Runaways

Roman Sunjeev Sahota , 2015

The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by circumstance. Thirteen young men live in a house in Sheffield, each in flight from India and in desperate search of a new life.

India, Armoede, Cultuur+


Sleeping on jupiter

Roman Roy Anuradha, 2015

A dark tale of lost innocence and redemption amidst the temples of India.

india, JqGmAYDoObvvqkjI, VPUvrfmpnaZpWK+

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Roman Robinson Marilynne, 2015

Lila zwerft dakloos rond als ze de dorpskerk van Gilead, Iowa, binnen stapt omdat het regent. Daar ontmoet ze dominee en weduwnaar John Ames, met wie ze voorzichtig een nieuw leven begint, terwijl ze probeert haar verleden te verwerken.



The Illuminations

Roman Andrew O’Hagan, 2015

He Illuminations, Andrew O'Hagan's fifth novel, is a beautiful, deeply charged story about love and memory, about modern war and the complications of fact.

Liefde, Geheimen, BDiHFIAmDuYWJpOulw+


The Fishermen

Roman Chigozie Obioma, 2015

In this dazzling debut novel, four young brothers in a small Nigerian town encounter a madman, whose prophecy of violence threatens the core of their family

Afrika, Familie, Drama+


Satin Island

Roman Tom McCarthy, 2015

Meet U. - a talented and uneasy figure currently pimping his skills to an elite consultancy in contemporary London. His employers advise everyone from big businesses to governments, and, to this end, expect their 'corporate anthropologist' to help decode and ...

Business, Sociaal Cultureel+


The green road

Roman Anne Enright, 2015

The Green Road is a story of fracture and family, selfishness and compassion - a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we learn to fill them.

Familie, Bedrog+


Did You Ever Have a Family

Roman Bill Clegg, 2015

This book of dark secrets opens with a blaze. On the eve of her daughter's wedding, June Reid's world is destroyed when her entire family - her daughter, her daughter's fiance, her ex-husband, and her boyfriend, Luke - all die in a house fire.

Familiedrama, Verlies+

americanbookawards; manbookerprize2015

The Moor’s Account

Historische Roman Laila Lalami , 2015

In this stunning work of historical fiction, Laila Lalami brings us the imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America—a Moroccan slave whose testimony was left out of the official record.

slavernij, cultuur, geschiedenis+

americanbookawards; manbookerprize2015; de-winnaars-van-2015

A Brief History of Seven Killings

Historische Roman Marlon James, 2015

A Brief History of Seven Killings is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath. Brilliantly inventive and stunningly ambitious, this breathtaking novel will secure Marlon James' place among the great literary talents of his ...

geschiedenis, muziek, zzrnTqwO+

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