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

Published Date: 13-05-2022

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 (, Toh Wen Li (, Paxton Pang and Eden Soh Edited by: Paxton Pang Subscribe to Bookmark This! Podcast series and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: Google Podcasts:   Website: SPH Awedio app: Feedback to: Read Olivia Ho's stories: Follow Olivia Ho on Instagram: @ohomatopoeia Read Toh Wen Li's stories: --- Discover ST's special edition podcasts: Singapore's War On Covid: The Unsolved Mysteries of South-east Asia Embed: Stop Scams: --- Discover more ST podcast series: In Your Opinion Podcast: SG Extra Podcast: Asian Insider Podcast: Green Pulse Podcast: Health Check Podcast: #PopVultures Podcast: ST Sports Talk Podcast: Bookmark This! Podcast: Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: Discover BT Podcasts: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts!

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