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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 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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Best audiobooks of 2020

“Memorial Drive,” by Natasha Trethewey, and “Shuggie Bain,” by Douglas Stuart are among our top picks. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-19 13:30:00 UTC ]
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Shuggie Bain named Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year

Douglas Stuart's Booker-shortlisted novel Shuggie Bain (Picador) has been named Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 08:27:33 UTC ]
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Douglas Stuart | 'Representation of the working-class is essential for diversity in literature'

Scottish author Douglas Stuart talks to us about his Booker Prize 2020-shortlisted début novel, Shuggie Bain.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 13:46:50 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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Rayner, Stuart and Wark feature in last leg of Borders Book festival

Jay Rayner, Douglas Stuart and Kirsty Wark are among the authors confirmed for the last stretch of this year's digital Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-28 17:42:59 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival online

The 2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival will be presented online from Saturday 15 to Monday 31 August. The programme, made up of over 140 events for adults, families and children, will offer both live and pre-recorded conversations featuring leading writers, poets and participants from... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-08-07 14:45:31 UTC ]
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