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Lit Hub Daily: February 18, 2020

The romanticized Belle Epoque in Paris was an age of political crisis: Julian Barnes on a (different) age of fake news and “gangster imperialism.” | Lit Hub History “Your friends say The novelist, Brandon Taylor, and you want to die of shame.” When the short story writer (reluctantly) goes long.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-18 11:30:46 UTC ]
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Women write literary fiction’s big hitters. So where are their prizes? | Stephanie Merritt

The 2017 bestseller list was dominated by women, with Margaret Atwood at the top, but the Booker still favours menOn the face of it, the revelation that female writers dominated the UK literary bestseller lists in 2017 might seem cause for celebration, a long-overdue correction that seems... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors join Julian Barnes in condemning US authors' admission to Booker prize

Writers including AS Byatt and Philip Hensher say Commonwealth and British writers face greater struggle to find readers, now ‘dice are loaded’ AS Byatt, Philip Hensher and Susan Hill have joined authors backing Julian Barnes’s call for the Man Booker prize to exclude US writers once again, a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julian Barnes: opening up Man Booker to US authors is 'daft'

Julian Barnes has reignited the debate over the Man Booker Prize rule changes, calling the decision to allow American authors to compete "straightforwardly daft". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction v nonfiction – English literature's made-up divide

Some cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction – and instead talk of ‘stories’. Is that a barrier to English-language writers and publishers? Or should they just learn to enjoy telling tales?There’s a mighty canyon that runs down the middle of the world of the word, carving... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julian Barnes: Interview

Bestselling novelist Julian Barnes talks to Cathy Rentzenbrink about The Noise of Time, his first novel since his Man Booker Prize triumph. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write a Roger Federer Think Piece

It has been a bit more than nine years since David Foster Wallace delivered “Federer as Religious Experience,” the Magna Carta of what has become one of the most popular genres in sports journalism: the Roger Federer think piece. The now-classic essay, penned for the short-lived New York Times... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indian to direct film on Barnes book

India's Ritesh Batra is to direct the film adaptation of The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes' Booker-winning novel, with British actor Jim Broadbent in the lead. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers join call to legalise assisted dying

Novelists Ian McEwan, Julian Barnes and Deborah Moggach and the former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion are among the signatories to a letter calling on the next government to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK writers cheer as 'despicable' ban on sending books to prisons is lifted

J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, Julian Barnes, and others expressed delight when a high court in the United Kingdom struck down a ban on sending books to prisoners. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes, Miller, Obreht on IMPAC longlist

Andrew Miller's Costa Prize-winning novel Pure and Julian Barnes' Man Booker-winner The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers support IBW with exclusive editions

Publishers are creating exclusive products, including an original essay by Julian Barnes, ... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Press lauds Barnes' Booker win

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 09:34 The thrice-denied Julian Barnes has been lauded in the press for finally winning the Man Booker prize with his The Sense of an Ending. The Guardian warmly welcomed the decision. Claire Armistead said: "To those who believe the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random orders 75,000 reprint after "joyous" Booker win

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 10:09 Random House is reprinting 75,000 copies of Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending this morning, following its victory at the Man Booker prize last night, with Random House c.e.o. Gail Rebuck heralding... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes trade favourite for Booker win

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 16:00 Bookmaker William Hill has Julian Barnes as the favourite to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction after the shortlist was announced today. Retailers Waterstone's and Daunt Books agree Barnes' The Sense of An Ending (Jonathan... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollinghurst favourite to win Man Booker

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 16:42 William Hill has installed former Man Booker winner Alan Hollinghurst as the 5/1 favourite to clinch the prize for the second time for his novel The Stranger's Child (Picador). The longlist was announced this afternoon and the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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