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Porter, Ellmann and Cumming make £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize longlist

Laura Cumming, Max Porter and Lucy Ellmann have been longlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, rewarding fiction, non-fiction or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The RSL is promoting the list on social media this afternoon, showcasing each... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 04:38:34 UTC ]
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Laugharne Weekend saved as Porter and McBride join packed line-up

​Annual literary festival The Laugharne Weekend has been saved thanks to a crowdfunding appeal and assistance from the Welsh Assembly, with this year's festival boasting a packed line-up featuring authors such as Max Porter and Eimear McBride.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 20:52:10 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood and Greta Thunberg battle it out for Waterstones Book of the Year

Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 15:29:31 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Feather in its cap: Faber’s stand-out campaign propels Porter’s second novel

How to follow up a bookselling sensation like Grief is the Thing with Feathers? This was the key question facing Katie Hall, Rachel Alexander and Kate Burton at Faber for the publication of Max Porter’s second novel, Lanny. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weisz to star in film adaptation of Porter's Lanny

Max Porter’s second book Lanny (Faber) has been optioned by BBC Films, actress Rachel Weisz and The Bureau production company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Porter | 'I know people read weird and unlikely things'

Max Porter’s follow-up to his heralded début is an equally ambitious novel centring on small-town Britain. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarpong, Porter and du Beke among Bookshop Day authors

June Sarpong, Sophie Mackintosh, Anton du Beke and Max Porter are some of the authors preparing to take part in this year's Bookshop Day on Saturday 6th October, according to The Booksellers Association, whose "unmissable" line-up also has children running bookshops, alongside poetry karaoke,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Porter's 'devastating' second novel to Faber

Faber has acquired Lanny, the "devastating" second novel from Granta editorial director Max Porter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Manuscripts by Porter and Millwood Hargrave head to LBF

Manuscripts from Max Porter, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Candice Carty-Williams are among those agents are taking to London Book Fair (LBF) next month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cillian Murphy to star in Max Porter stage adaptation

Irish actor Cillian Murphy is to star in a new production based on Max Porter's debut novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight award-winning writers pen eerie tales for English Heritage

Stories from award-winning writers including Jeanette Winterson, Max Porter and Sarah Perry are to feature in a new collection of ghost stories from English Heritage and September Publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Porter scoops Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award

Max Porter has won the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2016 for his "extraordinary" debut Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Porter on Sunday Times/ PFD Young Writer shortlist

Granta editorial director Max Porter is among three debut authors shortlisted for The Sunday Times/ Peters Fraser and Dunlop Young Writer of the Year award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigns for Dawkins, Porter and Packham win BMS summer awards

Campaigns for Richard Dawkins, Max Porter and Chris Packham are among the winners of the Book Marketing Society awards for the May-August 2016 season. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Porter wins £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter has won the 10th International Dylan Thomas Prize, in partnership with Swansea University. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Porter and Sahota on shortlist for £30k Dylan Thomas Prize

Books by Granta's Max Porter, Sunjeev Sahota and Andrew McMillan have been shortlisted for the £30,000 International Dylan Thomas Prize, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors choose their 'winners and losers' of 2015

Max Porter's debut Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber), Man Booker winner A Brief History of Seven Killings (Oneworld) by Marlon James and Elena Ferrante's Neopolitan quartet (Europa) are among the titles highlighted by publishers as books that made their year, or that they wish they had... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta acquires new Ben Marcus books

Granta Books has acquired two new books from Ben Marcus, author of The Flame Alphabet and Leaving the Sea. Senior editor of Granta Books, Max Porter, acquired UK & Commonwealth rights for a collection of stories and a novel, both as yet untitled, from Judith Murray at Greene and Heaton on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Porter: Interview

Although rooted in books and publishing, Max Porter has gone against the grain at almost every opportunity with his début book, Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber, £10). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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