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Blog Alert! Canadian Booker Finalists Compared on That Shakespearean Rag

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Half Blood Blues and The Sisters Brothers

Today is the day for the Booker Prize announcement. Check out Steven Beattie's thoughtful comparison between Canadian finalists Esi Edugyan's Half Blood Blues (Thomas Allen) and Patrick DeWitt's The Sisters Brothers (Anansi) on his blog, That Shakespearean Rag.

Beattie is a well-known and balanced voice in conversations around Canadian literature, both on his blog and in his function as Review Editor for Quill & Quire, the magazine of the Canadian book trade.

Blog Alert! is a special series with Open Book which brings attention to interesting, hilarious or just plain fascinating blog writing involving books, authors or the literary life.

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