Recent Prize Winner

The New Wilderness (Diane Cook)

The New Wilderness Author: Diane Cooke List: Recent Prize Winner (Man Booker Short List 2020) Project: dystopia – environmental / government Year of publication: 2020 Pages: 416 Goodreads: The New Wilderness “A dystopian and environmental […]


Project Orpheus

Kate Atkinson (1951 – …) Life after Life, 2013 [Recent prize winner 2013 – Winner]   Julian Barnes (1946 – …) The Noise of Time, 2016   Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 1855) Jane Eyre, 1847 […]


Project Dystopia

Margaret Atwood (1939 – …) The Handmaid’s Tale, 1985 Oryx and Crake, 2003 The Year of the Flood, 2009 The Testaments, 2019  [Recent prize winner 2019 – Short List]   Ray Bradbury (1920 – 2012) Fahrenheit […]

Open Option

The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)

The Book Thief Author: Marcus Zusak List: Open Option Projects: Orpheus | War Year of publication: 2006 Pages: 552 Goodreads: The Book Thief “This complex story is about a girl stealing, and thereby saving books […]

Open Option

Orpheus Girl (Brynne Rebele-Henry)

Orpheus Girl Author: Brynne Rebele-Henry List: Open Option Project: Orpheus Year of publication: 2019 Pages: 176 Goodreads: Orpheus Girl “Two teenage girls are sent to a conversion camp to ‘cure’ them from their lesbian feelings. […]