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'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buckingham Palace celebrates 50 years of Man Booker Prize

Publishers and past winners joined the Duchess of Cornwall at a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate 50 years of the Man Booker Prize last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish novels can now compete for the Man Booker Prize

Until now, only Irish publishers who have headquarters in the UK were eligible to submit novels. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Will the Man Booker Prize be open to US authors next year?

News reports are saying American authors will be considered for the prestigious UK literary prize next year, while the Booker Prize organizers say these stories are 'incomplete' but haven't discounted the possibility. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Here We Are,’ Booker Prize winner Graham Swift casts a spell

Swift’s novel is about young love and the little acts of chance and villainy that realign lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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Here are the winners of this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Another week, another prestigious literary prize announcement. This time, it’s the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, which “celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding.” The nonfiction winner was Rising Out of Hatred, by Eli Saslow, a book... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-07 15:05:09 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 10:52:14 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist

The 2019 Man Booker Prize shortlist is here! The post Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-03 12:55:26 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Longlist

The Man Booker Prize announced its 2019 longlist. The post Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Longlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-07-24 15:19:33 UTC ]
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Expanded Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes Name Second Year of Winners

This year's five honorees, up from three last year, are 'The Common,' 'American Short Fiction,' 'Black Warrior Review,' 'The Margins,' and 'The Offing,' which will receive a combined $144,000 from the Whiting Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman's Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award. The post Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 20:45:10 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize shortlist sees Tokarczuk nominated again as women dominate

Indie publishers and women, including last year’s winner Olga Tokarczuk, dominate the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize shortlist, revealed on Tuesday (9th April). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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