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Prominent writers back Kamila Shamsie after German literary prize withdrawn

Over 250 writers including Sally Rooney, Jeanette Winterson and George Saunders have thrown their support behind novelist Kamila Shamsie after a German literary prize was rescinded due to her support of an Israel boycott. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 11:12:04 UTC ]
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The English Patient crowned Golden Man Booker winner

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (Bloomsbury) has triumphed over competition from the likes of Hilary Mantel and George Saunders to be crowned the best Man Booker Prize winner of the last 50 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Tops 2018 Audie Awards for Random House

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders was named Audiobook of the year at the annual Audie Awards, presented by the Audio Publishers Association in the US. The post George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Tops 2018 Audie Awards for Random House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel, Saunders, Ondaatje make Man Booker 'Golden Five'

George Saunders, Hilary Mantel and Michael Ondaatje are among the names to have been shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize, created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the coveted literary award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has become the second American author to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders is bookmaker's favorite to win the Man Booker Prize

The winner of the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious literary awards, will be announced Tuesday afternoon, and American author George Saunders is the odds-on favorite to take it home. The Guardian reports that Saunders’ “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a novel about Abraham Lincoln... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies tip Mozley and Saunders for Booker

Indie booksellers are divided on who they think will take home the Man Booker Prize, with a few backing fellow bookseller Fiona Mozley for her debut Elmet (JM Originals), while others have hinted they are expecting Ali Smith or George Saunders to claim the prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do you win the Man Booker prize? Move to New York or London | Lucy Diver

The prize used to champion unknowns and outsiders. But a 2014 rule change has cemented the neo-colonial cultural dominance of the US and the UKThe upstairs room of an indie bookstore. A book launch for a local author. Crisps and wine are being handed out, a buzz is in the air, congratulations... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why serious literary fiction like Ishiguro’s is vital in times like these | Alice O’Keeffe

In our digital age, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel prize is a reminder that it is still novels that ask the biggest questionsIt’s always entertaining to observe the interaction between the news media and a writer who has just won the Nobel prize. The all-time best was obviously Doris Lessing, who when... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize shortlist includes some surprises

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, considered one of the most prestigious fiction awards in the world, was revealed Wednesday. Three American authors made the cut from the longlist: George Saunders, for “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Paul Auster, for his novel “4 3 2 1”; and Emily Fridlund for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker Prize has announced its shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and it includes books by Paul Auster and George Saunders. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roy, Barry and Smith make Man Booker longlist

Novels by Arundhati Roy, George Saunders, Sebastian Barry and Zadie Smith have been longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read the First Six Pages of the New Issue of the Award-Winning Comic Pope Hats

I’ve raved before—to friends, to co-workers, and to Slate readers—about Ethan Rilly’s beautiful and subversive comic book Pope Hats. Issue No. 5, coming soon, is the longest and most fascinating installment yet. Returning to the friendship of neurotic law clerk Frances and actress-on-the-rise... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders | 'My goal is not to be smart, not to show off, but to move my reader'

The Folio Prize-winning writer takes a single moment from american history and conjures his spellbinding first full-length fiction Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond Reading: Saunders's 'Lincoln in the Bardo' Goes VR

Reading is an engrossing and transportive experience. But what if a book could be made even more immersive? George Saunders and actor and screenwriter Graham Sack may have found one answer: virtual reality. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders, "Quite Possibly" Colbert's Favorite Living Author, Comes to the Late Show

On the 'Late Show,' George Saunders gets ribbed about writing a novel, explains what a "bardo" is, and discusses kindness and Donald Trump in support of his debut novel, 'Lincoln in the Bardo.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It Took 166 People to Record the Audiobook Edition of George Saunders's 'Lincoln in the Bardo'

Julianne Moore, Nick Offerman, and Jeff Tweedy were among the huge cast who helped record the audiobook. Plus other audiobook news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short story writers lament profile problem

Short stories are gaining ground in the UK, but authors working within the format are finding it more difficult to break into the public consciousness than novelists, writers have told The Bookseller. Awards that cover all forms of fiction such as The Folio Prize, won in 2014 by George... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saunders’ “Tenth of December” Wins Inaugural Folio Prize

George Saunders has been announced as the winner of The Folio Prize 2014 for Tenth of December (Bloomsbury), sponsored by The Folio Society. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders' Syracuse commencement address to become book

The commencement address George Saunders delivered this past spring at Syracuse University, which has gone viral across the Internet, will be published next year as a book by Random House.From the department of it had to happen: The commencement address George Saunders delivered this past spring... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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