“Richard Powers – Longlist author interview,” August 22, 2014.  Interview with Richard Powers about his work and his book Orfeo, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.


The 2104 Man Booker Prize’s Reader’s Guide to Orfeo.  In a tweet of August 22, 2014, the Man Booker Prize judges described the book as “a modern nightmare in which the war on terror meets the regenerative power of music.”



“Man Booker prize 2014: Longlist, long faces,” by F.R., The Economist, July 23, 2014.

Ms Tartt’s “Goldfinch”, which won the Pulitzer prize in April, is the most prominent American omission from a list on which two of the most interesting books are Richard Flanagan’s “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” and Richard Powers’s “Orfeo“.