Booker Prize shortlist revealed

The Booker Prize shortlist has been revealed with Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie in the running for the £50,000 prize.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 10:45:33 UTC ]
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Booker Prize reveals shortlist events ahead of big announcement

The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with appearances via “Front Row”, social media and Guardian Live alongside readings from the Old Vic on the big night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 04:23:16 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize to reveal shortlist digitally

The International Booker Prize is the latest prize to announce it is going digital in 2020 in wake of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 20:18:15 UTC ]
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Women Poets' Prize reveals 2020 shortlist

Nine writers have made the shortlist for the biennial Women Poets' Prize, hailed for their “ambitious, experimental and ground-breaking” work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 20:47:16 UTC ]
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T S Eliot Prize shortlist revealed

The 10-book shortlist for this year's £25,000 T S Eliot Prize for poetry has been revealed, ranging across nine publishers and featuring two picks from Granta. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 04:28:46 UTC ]
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Faber releases Dangarembga's Booker Prize shortlisted novel in paperback

Faber has released Tsitsi Dangarembga's This Mournable Body as a paperback edition this week, after it was announced the novel has made the Booker Prize shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 01:29:28 UTC ]
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Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever is also almost all American

With no room for Hilary Mantel’s conclusion to her Wolf Hall trilogy, the six finalists also include four debutsHilary Mantel will not win a third Booker prize with the final novel in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, after American writers made a near clean sweep of this year’s shortlist.With four... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-15 12:21:07 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Booker Prize shortlist as Mantel misses out

Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses but featuring the notable absence of two-time winner Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 08:26:08 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize reveals 2021 judges

The International Booker Prize has revealed its judging panel for next year's award, to be chaired by cultural historian and novelist Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-06 15:40:24 UTC ]
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Shortlist for Armitage's inaugural Laurel Prize revealed

Colin Simms, Pascale Petit and Karen McCarthy Woolf have been shortlisted for the inaugural Laurel Prize, an ecopoetry award funded by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 20:46:45 UTC ]
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Deezer launches music pairings for International Booker Prize shortlist

Music streaming service Deezer has partnered with the International Booker Prize to produce a soundtrack for each shortlisted book.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 04:08:44 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for unpublished work

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation has announced the shortlist for the Best Unpublished Manuscript category in the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 03:59:23 UTC ]
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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

Today, the Booker Prize committee announced the shortlist for this year’s International Booker Prize—awarded annually to the best book written in any language, translated into English, and published in the UK or Ireland. The prize, £50,000, will be split evenly between author and translator of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-02 13:21:22 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Six books, one each translated from Dutch, Farsi, German, and Japanese and two from Spanish, have made the shortlist for the 2020 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist

Four indie publishers—Fitzcarraldo, Charco Press, Europa and Faber & Faber—have made the six-strong shortlist for 2020's £50,000 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 22:06:39 UTC ]
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Tony Lothian Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for this year’s Tony Lothian Prize, which awards £2,000 to the best unpublished biography, have been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:18:02 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist revealed

​Six novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, as the award returns for its ninth year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 19:11:34 UTC ]
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Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction shortlist revealed

Casey Cep, Laura Cumming and Hallie Rubenhold are among the authors shortlisted for the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, in a "magnificent" shortlist dominated by female authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 13:32:45 UTC ]
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'Wide-ranging and diverse' Booker Prize shortlist welcomed by trade, despite surprise omissions

The Booker Prize’s "wide-ranging and diverse" shortlist has been met with a broadly positive response from the trade, though there is surprise from some that authors like Max Porter missed out on the final six. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 10:36:45 UTC ]
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