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Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atticus Finch is a racist in To Kill a Mockingbird’s sequel

Portrayal of liberal lawyer’s dark side praised for its realism by civil rights campaignerOne of the great figures of American literature has suffered dramatic reputational damage this weekend. The unexpected early release of shocking plot details from the new novel by Harper Lee, a sequel to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys Women's Prize

Ali Smith has won the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton).  Smith was announced as the 20th winner of the £30,000 prize this evening (3rd June) at a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, London, hosted by broadcaster, author and DJ Lauren Laverne. Shami... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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