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Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel dead at 70

Hilary Mantel, the best-selling British author known for her award-winning Wolf Hall historical trilogy, died on Thursday at the age of 70, her publisher said on Twitter on Friday. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-23 11:29:52 UTC ]
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Acclaimed British Author Hilary Mantel Dead At 70

Mantel was credited with reenergizing historical fiction with “Wolf Hall” and two sequels about the 16th-century English powerbroker Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-09-23 10:42:20 UTC ]
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Newly published Charles Dickens letters reveal he was ‘a bit of a diva’

Eleven previously unpublished letters will go on display at the Charles Dickens Museum in London, offering an insight into the British author's life. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-30 12:42:27 UTC ]
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Mohsin Hamid To Give a Keynote Address at Frankfurt

The Pakistani British author of 'The Last White Man,' 'Exit West,' and 'Moth Smoke' gives a keynote address on October 18 at Frankfurt. The post Mohsin Hamid To Give a Keynote Address at Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-16 12:16:05 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Angela Carter’s ‘The Snow Child’

‘The Snow Child’ is the shortest tale in The Bloody Chamber. Indeed, it is not even two pages long, but in a few hundred words, the British author Angela Carter incorporates a number of elements from different snow-themed fairy tales, but its most important influence was a grisly tale collected […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-01-28 15:00:10 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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Shortlist revealed for £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

The final six stories competing for the £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award have been revealed, featuring British author Jonathan Gibbs and Scottish writer Rachael Fulton alongside four US writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-06 11:11:42 UTC ]
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A London Teeming With Bodies, Buildings, Desire and Greed

The British author Fiona Mozley’s new novel, “Hot Stew,” features sex workers fighting an eviction order from a real-estate heiress and a host of other Londoners vying for control over their lives, careers and possessions. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-20 09:00:06 UTC ]
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No Longer Homeless or Hiking, Raynor Winn Is Still in Thrall to Nature

In “The Wild Silence,” a sequel to her best-selling memoir “The Salt Path,” the British author contends with the illness and death of loved ones but finds solace outdoors. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-06 09:00:08 UTC ]
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The Festival Five with NSK Juror Tanita S. Davis, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews Get to know the jurors for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature in this series of short interviews. First up: Tanita S. Davis! Tanita S. Davis was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Mare’s War, which was a Coretta Scott... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-01 14:10:14 UTC ]
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Reni Eddo-Lodge becomes first black British author to top UK book charts

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race wins landmark ranking in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter protestsReni Eddo-Lodge has become the first black British author to take the overall No 1 spot in the UK’s official book charts.Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-16 14:00:03 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge tops the charts to make BookScan history

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has leapt into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, making her the first black British author to hit the weekly overall number one in the Nielsen BookScan era. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 07:29:33 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
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Fun fact: Evelyn Waugh’s first wife was also named Evelyn.

Yes, it’s true: the British author Evelyn Waugh’s first wife was also named Evelyn. (Evelyn Florence Margaret Winifred Gardner, to be precise.) But as you might imagine, if you know anything about the Taylor Swift-Taylor Lautner debacle of 2009, things did not go well for the Evelyns. The year... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-27 14:02:34 UTC ]
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Kim Newman’s Dazzling Genre Multiverse

BRITISH AUTHOR KIM NEWMAN’S “Anno Dracula” series — the smartest recasting of the vampire mythos, and one of the tastiest pop-cultural confections, of the past three decades — has had a complicated evolution. The author’s basic concept — that the events narrated in Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-09 19:00:47 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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In Rare Tie, the 2019 Booker Prize Will Be Shared

Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood and British author Bernadine Evaristo won the 2019 Booker Prize and will splite the prize money. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-15 11:38:46 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rule book and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-10-14 20:58:08 UTC ]
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Rachel Cusk Said She Was Done With Autobiography. These Essays Suggest Otherwise.

In “Coventry,” the British author of the widely admired “Outline” trilogy shows how central the self is to her artistic vision. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-17 09:00:10 UTC ]
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The Forest That Inspired Winnie-The-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood Ravaged By Fire

A blaze ripped through Ashdown Forest, the setting for British author A.A. Milne's beloved children's books. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-01 00:38:53 UTC ]
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