Folio Prize reopens Man Booker debate

Members of the Folio Prize Academy have spoken out against the Man Booker Prize's expanded eligibility criteria, with author Tessa Hadley suggesting British and Commonwealth writing has become “lost in the margins” of US fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]

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The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate Flares Again

In a contentious turn of events, the Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announcement prompts criticism of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, while the Rathbones prize, itself, admits US entries, as the Booker does. The post The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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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At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist

From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners' award between author and translator. The post At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man and the Prize: Reactions to the Booker Losing a Sponsor

The Man Group is ending its sponsorship of the UK's most prestigious literary prize, the Man Booker Prize, and complaints and criticism are now following. The post Man and the Prize: Reactions to the Booker Losing a Sponsor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Group ends Booker Prize sponsorship

Man Group, which has sponsored the Booker Prize since 2002 - as well as sponsoring its International Prize from its beginning in 2005 - is to end its association with the prizes at the end of 2019. The Booker Prize Foundation said its trustees were "in discussion with a new sponsor and are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No more Americans? What a new sponsor could mean for the Man Booker prize

Hedge fund’s departure as £1.6m backer of the UK’s leading fiction award has prompted feverish speculation about the prize’s futurePrevious Man Booker prize winners are among those keenly awaiting the announcement of the new sponsor of the prestigious literary award, after the prize’s sponsor of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker prize trustees search for new sponsor after Man Group exit

Hedge fund firm says it plans to focus its resources instead on its diversity campaignThe Man Booker prize is searching for a new sponsor after the hedge fund company Man Group announced it was ending its 18-year relationship with Britain’s most prestigious literary award.The Booker Prize... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2019 Jury

Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher. The post Man Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2019 Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist

'Ranging across space and time,' according to jury chair Kwame Anthony Appiah, the 2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist includes three authors from the UK, one from Canada, two from the United States. The post The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker makes online song and dance for Prize's 50th anniversary with Adam Kay

The Booker Prize Foundation has launched an online celebration for the Man Booker Prize’s 50th anniversary, charting key moments in the prize’s history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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