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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-14 06:01:23 UTC ]
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The Haida's tale: Margaret Atwood helps bring Native American literature to the UK

Robert Bringhurst’s translations of Haida stories in A Story as Sharp as a Knife are published in the UK for the first time, thanks to the Booker winner’s championing of this ‘book of wonders’A book which preserves in print the almost lost oral literature of the Native American Haida people has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry and Booker winner for World Book Night 2015

Poetry, Young Adult titles and a Booker Prize winning author feature on the list of books to be given away during World Book Night 2015. Special editions of the 20 titles will all be given away by thousands of volunteers, who can now begin applying to take part in the annual event on 23rd April... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roddy Doyle writing novel for adults with poor literacy

Booker winner to pen Dead Man Talking for the Quick Reads initiative, which offers books by mainstream authors that are the same in every respect but simply shorter and easierThe Man Booker prize-winning novelist Roddy Doyles new novel will be written for the one-in-six adults in the UK who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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