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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70

‘She saw and felt things us ordinary mortals missed,’ her agent says of Booker prize-winning author who died on Thursday• Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’• ‘The pen is in our hands. A happy ending is ours to write’: Hilary Mantel in her own wordsThe Booker... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-23 11:29:23 UTC ]
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At 66, Elizabeth Strout Has Reached Maximum Productivity

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has written five books in six years and been nominated for a Booker Prize for “Oh William!” What’s gotten into her? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-03 12:59:45 UTC ]
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Six Americans Make the Booker Prize Longlist

The longlist for the Booker Prize has been announced, including six American authors: Hernan Diaz, Percival Everett, Karen Joy Fowler, Leila Mottley, Selby Wynn Schwartz, and Elizabeth Strout. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Looks to Boost Social Media With a Book Club Contest

The 'Booker Prize Book Club Challenge' will be won by a book club that produces the most impressive social media for the shortlist. The post Booker Prize Looks to Boost Social Media With a Book Club Contest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-13 23:04:06 UTC ]
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Keri Hulme, New Zealand's first Booker Prize winner, dies aged 74

Keri Hulme, the first New Zealander to win the Booker Prize, has died aged 74 after battling ongoing health conditions.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-29 05:10:58 UTC ]
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Survey says: the Booker is the most important literary prize in the world.

An interesting dispatch from prize world: as The Bookseller reported, a new international survey conducted by Nielsen Book shows publishers, writers, booksellers and media consider the Booker Prize the “most important” literary prize. The Booker’s status isn’t completely out of left field, but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 20:28:47 UTC ]
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Booker Prize shortlist events at Coventry University and Southbank Centre

The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with hybrid appearances at Coventry University and the Southbank Centre before the winner is announced at BBC Broadcasting House's Radio Theatre on the big night.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-07 15:34:41 UTC ]
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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

The author of The Fortune Men will now compete with five other novelists from South Africa, Sri Lanka and the US for the 2021 awardAlex Clark explores how the Booker shortlist tunes in to the worries of our ageJust one British author has made the shortlist for this year’s Booker prize: Nadifa... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-14 15:25:06 UTC ]
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2021 Booker Longlist Announced, Contains Four Americans

The longlist for the Booker Prize has been announced, including four American authors. The prize is worth £50,000. A shortlist of six will be announced on September 14, and the winner on November 2. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Graeme Macrae Burnet | 'In order to immerse yourself in a novel I think you have to feel that it is real'

Graeme Macrae Burnet was picked out by the literary spotlight when his second novel, His Bloody Project, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2016. Published by small indie Saraband, it tells of a brutal triple murder in the remote Scottish Highlands in 1869 via witness statements, a memoir... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 17:48:55 UTC ]
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Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo writing memoir about 'never giving up'

Manifesto will chart the first Black Booker prize winner’s 40-year journey to literary centre-stage and encourage others to pursue creative fulfilmentBernardine Evaristo, the first Black woman to win the Booker prize, is writing a memoir about how she “moved from the margins to centre stage”... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-27 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Douglas Stuart on Writing in Secret

The Shuggie Bain author grew up in a culture that discouraged boys from reading. His debut novel just won the Booker Prize. The post Douglas Stuart on Writing in Secret appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-11-20 21:30:09 UTC ]
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Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 14:30:15 UTC ]
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Booker Prize reveals shortlist events ahead of big announcement

The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with appearances via “Front Row”, social media and Guardian Live alongside readings from the Old Vic on the big night. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 04:23:16 UTC ]
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Publisher Tom Maschler dies, aged 87

British publisher and writer Tom Maschler–who published authors including Joseph Heller and Gabriel García Márquez, and who masterminded the Booker Prize–has died aged 87.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 18:12:55 UTC ]
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Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever is also almost all American

With no room for Hilary Mantel’s conclusion to her Wolf Hall trilogy, the six finalists also include four debutsHilary Mantel will not win a third Booker prize with the final novel in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, after American writers made a near clean sweep of this year’s shortlist.With four... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-15 12:21:07 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Booker Prize shortlist as Mantel misses out

Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses but featuring the notable absence of two-time winner Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 08:26:08 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Sophie Mackintosh’s dystopian ‘Blue Ticket,’ a woman’s fate is determined by lottery

Mackintosh’s “The Water Cure,” longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2018, also dealt with women living restricted lives. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-30 08:26:14 UTC ]
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‘Black and Asian people not seen as readers’: Bernardine Evaristo condemns books industry

In foreword to report into diversity in publishing, Booker prize-winning author rails against ‘ridiculous’ beliefsBernardine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the Booker prize, has hit out at “ridiculous” and “misguided” beliefs in the publishing industry, where “black and Asian people are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-23 11:06:09 UTC ]
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