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Literary fiction conveys the human character | Letters

Helen Cross, Andy Stelman, Mark Stewart and Richard Adams respond to a recent Guardian article by Tim LottAs someone whose tiny, grimy literary novels have attracted the interest of the film industry, the truth is the opposite of what Tim Lott (Why should we subsidise writers who’ve lost the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize: the highs and lows of the books in contention

What a to-do there has been about this year's Man Booker Prize. First, it was the shortcomings of the longlist, which, according to Britain's Telegraph, had "overlooked some of the year's most exciting releases". Then, of course, it was all about the shortlist, which had too many Americans on... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barry becomes first novelist to win Costa Book of the Year twice

Sebastian Barry has been named winner of the Costa Book of the Year for a second time for his novel Days Without End (Faber & Faber), following a unanimous decision by the judges. The book, which follows character Thomas McNulty, who has crossed the Atlantic to rebuild his life, was praised... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Sebastian Barry celebrates second win

Sebastian Barry becomes the first novelist to win the prestigious Costa Book of the Year prize twice. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Sebastian Barry on second win

Sebastian Barry, who has won the Costa Book of the Year for a second time, tells the BBC that he dedicated the prize to his son, but reveals his children don't read his books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year

Ireland's Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program's Book of the Year at the end of the month. The post Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ryan, Barry, McBride on Irish Book Awards shortlists

Donal Ryan, Sebastian Barry, Eimear McBride and Emma Donoghue are all shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Rosenthal obituary

Publisher adept at balancing the demands of literature and commerce, and a notable writer on artIn his prime, with his coloured shirts, red braces, bright bow ties and macho cigars there were few more flamboyant London publishers than Tom Rosenthal, who has died aged 78. But the extravagant top... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish literature gets €150,000 boost with laureate award

An outstanding Irish writer of fiction will be chosen to promote Irish literature around the worldAs Ireland becomes the first country to exit the eurozone bailout programme, one of its writers can look forward to a period of prosperity with the creation of a laureateship award worth €150,000... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade picks Man Booker frontrunners

Written By: Katie Allen, Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 09:21 Julian Barnes, Sebastian Barry and bookies favourite Alan Hollinghurst are seen by the trade as the Man Booker Prize for Fiction frontrunners after the longlist was revealed on Tuesday (26th... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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