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PW Picks: Books of the Week, Nov. 25, 2019

This week: A biography of Jay-Z from Michael Eric Dyson, a series launch from bestseller Jeff Lindsay, and a Man Booker–shortlisted novel from Bernardine Evaristo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Leanne Shapton | 'I’m really drawn to people who don’t stay in their lanes'

Fresh from judging this year’s Man Booker, Leanne Shapton returns with a book of ghost stories told in her inimitable style. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review of 2018: Independent Alliance

It was a mixed bag for the 16 members of the Independent Alliance, with its biggest member bagging the Man Booker and others enjoying big-screen boosts, but others suffered year on year tumbles.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three Editors In Three Countries Made 'The Water Cure' What It Is

A trio of acquiring editors, all assistants at the time, worked together to edit debut novelist Sophie Mackintosh's Man Booker–longlisted feminist dystopian bildungsroman. Here's how that happened. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (October 16) is preceded by a series of events with shortlisted authors, and London Book Fair has opened its search for its official 2019 literacy charity. The post Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker at 50: flawed – but still the best way to judge our literature

The public is invited to choose a ‘Golden Booker’ from five decades of winners. Time will tell if future readers agreeThe passage of time, 50 years of literary hoo-ha, has been both cruel and kind to the Man Booker prize, which will next month celebrate its half-century (the majority of those... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retailers ready for Man Booker 'Golden Five’

Retailers and libraries have revealed their plans to support the Golden Man Booker Prize, a one-off award crowning a winner among winners after five decades of the prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel and Ishiguro among stars at Man Booker 50th anniversary festival

A “star-studded” line up for the announcement of the Golden Man Booker prize, including authors such as Hilary Mantel and Kazuo Ishiguro, as well as special BBC broadcasts and seven publishing masterclasses will be among the events featured in the Man Booker’s 50th anniversary festival in July. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 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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Man Booker: bookies back Thien, while Macrae Burnet is 'people's favourite'

Independent booksellers are backing Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project (Contraband) to win the Man Booker Prize, following strong sales. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beatty, Levy, Burnet, Moshfegh, Szalay, Thien shortlisted for Man Booker

Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien have been shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holgate: inclusion of US authors 'disastrous' for Man Booker

Sunday Times literary editor Andrew Holgate has reignited the debate about the recent eligibility rule changes for the Man Booker Prize, saying that making US authors eligible for the Man Booker - which unlike some critics of the move he had been "excited" about when it was first mooted -  has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers hail 'wide open' Man Booker

The newly announced Man Booker longlist has had an enthusiastic reception from booksellers, who say the contest for the prize looks wide open this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New J M Coetzee novel to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker is publishing a new novel by Man Booker and Nobel Prize-winner J M Coetzee in September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Enright, O'Hagan and Tyler on Man Booker longlist

Bill Clegg, Anne Enright, Marlon James, Laila Lalami, Tom McCarthy, Chigozie Obioma, Andrew O'Hagan, Marilynne Robinson, Anuradha Roy, Sunjeev Sahota, Anna Smaill, Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara are this year's Man Booker "Dozen", longlisted for the £50,000 prize. There are five US authors on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Man Booker International Prize a 'huge boost'

Publishers and booksellers have enthusiastically welcomed the merger of the Man Booker International Prize and the Independent Foreign Prize for Fiction, saying it will create a prize with "a new stature", making "a good counterpoint" to the Man Booker itself. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Combine

In 2016, the new prize will transition to an annual award recognizing a work translated into English. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books about women less likely to win prizes, study finds

Study of six major awards in the last 15 years shows male subjects the predominant focus of winning novels• How well do you know fiction’s female protagonists - quizAnalysis of the last 15 years of winners of six major literary awards by the critically acclaimed author Nicola Griffith has found... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton), the two-part novel which lost out to Richard Flanagan on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker 'shows contemporary fiction in vogue'

The 2014 Man Booker shortlist shows that “contemporary fiction is of the moment”,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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