Cusk, Laing and Robertson vie for £10k Goldsmiths Prize

Rachel Cusk has been shortlisted for the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for the third time in four years while Olivia Laing and Man Booker-shortlisted poet Robin Robertson have also been nominated. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

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