The Booker Prize-shortlisted author felt “he’d said what he had to say” after finishing The Overstory – until a bestselling novelist suggested otherwise.
Richard Powers' Booker-shortlisted novel addresses the climate crisis, autism and outer space – but it is his treatment of parenting that is laser-sharp, says Martin Chilton.
Great Circle, The Promise, The Fortune Men and Bewilderment have all been shortlisted for the biggest prize in the literary calendar.
The Fortune Men, Great Circle, A Town Called Solace, China Room, Bewilderment and The Promise are among the books longlisted this year.
Three Penguin Random House books have made it onto the shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker Prize; making up half of the six-strong list.
Richard Powers has published thirteen novels. He is a MacArthur Fellow and received the National Book Award. His most recent book, The Overstory, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He lives in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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