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Richard Lea: Why A Tale for the Time Being should win the Booker prize

Have you heard the good news? Our Go Big Read pick has been nominated for the 2013 Booker prize! We’re so proud of Ruth Ozeki and A Tale for the Time Being (and, we must admit, a little pleased with ourselves for having made a good choice!).

Why do you think A Tale for the Time Being should win? In this video, Guardian editor Richard Lea makes his case for the book. Do you agree with him? Are there other reasons you enjoyed the book? We want to hear your thoughts!

Good luck to Ruth Ozeki and A Tale for the Time Being, and congratulations on this prestigious nomination!