Louise O'Brien

Louise O'Brien lives in Wellington. She works as an editor and reviewer, and is the co-editor of New Zealand Books. Louise was born in Christchurch in 1972.

Oct 13, 2017

The Man Booker Prize shortlist, reviewed: 'Autumn' and 'Exit West'

The year's biggest literary prize - the Man Booker award - is announced on Wednesday morning, October 18 (NZ time). All week this week we review the six shortlisted titles. Today: Louise O'Brien on Ali Smith's Autumn, and Exit West by Mohsin Hamid.

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Feb 14, 2017

The Smiths, part one: The new, desperately glum novel by Ali Smith

Louise O’Brien walks through the gloom of Ali Smith's latest novel, set in a racist, malicious, post-Brexit England.

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