only read one of his books long ago and from memory was reasonably good but not to the standard where I wanted to read more.
as per some others the benefit of speculation are the discoveries during that process (I have also added Edna OBrien as an author to read as her name has popped up annually here and I am certain based on extracts that I will enjoy her works) and the winner has rarely prompted anything, and I am not planning to read anything further from this years winner
I see he has not been active recently apart from Buried Giant and since that exclusively songwriting....
?He wishes he had never entered the funhouse. But he has. Then he wishes he were dead. But he's not. Therefore he will construct funhouses for others and be their secret operator--though he would rather be among the lovers for whom funhouses are designed.?