Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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'Milkman' by Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize with her novel Milkman (Faber & Faber), a book about the sexual harassment of a young woman, commended by the judges for its “distinctive voice” and for being at once “particular and brilliantly universal”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for 'Milkman'

'Milkman,' which is published by Graywolf Press in the U.S., makes Burns the first Northern Irish writer to win the prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for 'Milkman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles. The post Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Booker Prize stresses 2019 winner remains undecided after bookshop error

The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments with a “winner” sticker.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker winner Milkman defies 'challenging' reputation to become bestseller

Anna Burns’s novel sold almost 10,000 copies in the first days after the prize, and Faber has printed 120,000 additional copies to meet demandDespite being described by the chair of the Man Booker prize judges as “challenging”, Anna Burns’s story of sexual intimidation during the Troubles,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The English Patient’ Named ‘Golden Man Booker’ Prize Winner

Capping months of shortlisting and a public vote, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker' best-of-the-best novel has been named. Michael Ondaatje's 'The English Patient' is from the "middle" decade of the prize's five, the 1990s. The post Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Readers to Choose ‘Golden Man Booker Prize’: 50 Years of Winners

Resurfacing many lesser-known Man Booker Prize for Fiction winners of the past, the Booker Foundation opens a crowdsourced competition to select the best of the best of 50 years. The post Readers to Choose ‘Golden Man Booker Prize’: 50 Years of Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Fifty years of Man Booker winners to compete for one-off prize

The Booker Prize Foundation has revealed a new prize to mark its 50th anniversary which will put previous winners across five decades into contention for a one-off award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker-nominated Szalay and Moshfegh contend for Gordon Burn Prize

Jonathan Cape's Man Booker Prize-longlisted titles All That Man Is by David Szalay and Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh have been shortlisted for the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize, alongside two titles from Faber and one each from Scribe and Canongate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ferrante and Nobel Prize winners on Man Booker International longlist

The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 has been revealed, including two Nobel Prize winners, two previous finalists and two debut authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton targets literary sexism

The 28-year-old novelist from New Zealand, the youngest ever to win the prize, addressed the critics who have approached her complex novel with trite assumptions about gender.Running on a mere 2½ hours of sleep and exactly 12 hours after winning the Man Booker Prize for her novel “The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Booker Prize winner: Murder mystery wins prestigious award

Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton wrote an 832-page murder mystery set in Catton's homeland, New Zealand. This is the last year that the Man Booker Prize will be open only to writers from the former British Empire. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

Awards buzz is ramping up for author Margaret Atwood, who is again in the running for both the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  Continue reading at CBC

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Man Booker Prize unaffected by Tesco-Booker merger

The Man Booker Prize is unaffected by Tesco’s merger with The Booker Group, its organisers have clarified. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors call for Nicholson's reinstatement in honorary Booker Prize role

A number of high-profile writers, including Susan Hill, Francis Wheen, Trezza Azzopardi, Jane Harris, Allison Pearson, Justin Hill and Joolz Denby, have joined the signatories to an open letter to the Booker Prize Foundation calling on the body to apologise to former honorary vice-president... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker Prize Foundation abolishes Baroness Nicholson's role

The Trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation have abolished the post of honorary vice president, previously held by Baroness Emma Nicholson. The decision followed controversy on social media surrounding Nicholson's views on same-sex marriage and her attitude to trans people. A statement this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sissay, Taddeo and Mendez longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2020

Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez have been longlisted for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Named Editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon Herald and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Mark Damazer to chair the Booker Prize Foundation

Former BBC Radio 4 Controller Mark Damazer has been announced as the new chair of the Booker Prize Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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