Ireland’s Paul Lynch Wins the 2023 Booker Prize for Fiction

'Prophet Song,' Irish author Paul Lynch's fifth novel, is a study in contemporary literary intensity, winning the Booker Prize for Fiction. The post Ireland’s Paul Lynch Wins the 2023 Booker Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-26 22:00:45 UTC ]
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Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize 2015

Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize 2015 for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings (Oneworld). James, who is the first Jamaican to have won the £50,000 award in its history, was announced as the winner at a ceremony in London’s Guildhall on Tuesday 13th October. Chair of judges,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Combine

In 2016, the new prize will transition to an annual award recognizing a work translated into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erpenbeck wins Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

German writer and director Jenny Erpenbeck has won the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for The End of Days (Portobello Books), translated by Susan Bernofsky, in the prize’s 25th anniversary year. Erpenbeck and Bernofsky were presented with the £10,000 award, which they will share, at a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marilynne Robinson wins fiction prize

Novelist Marilynne Robinson and cartoonist Roz Chast were among the winners at the National Book Critics Circle. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia’s Richard Flanagan Wins Man Booker Prize

Though this was the first year that Americans competed, the Man Booker Prize was awarded to an Australian, for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. The post Australia’s Richard Flanagan Wins Man Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Richard Flanagan Wins 2014 Man Booker Prize

Australian writer Richard Flanagan was awarded the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel, 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' at a ceremony at London's Guildhall on Tuesday evening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hassan Blasim wins Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

Iraqi writer Hassan Blasim has won the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for his second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

Eleanor Catton took the 2013 Man Booker Prize for "The Luminaries" at an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night.This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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“Kiwi Twin Peaks” Wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton, at the age of just 28, has become the younger ever winner of the Man Booker Prize for her novel "The Luminaries." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

The 2013 longlist of fiction for the Man Booker Prize will surprise and intrigue in equal measure. The shortlist will be announced in September and the winner on October 15. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize

The judges of the Man International Booker Prize have done what recent Nobel Prize committees have refused to do: honor an American for "achievement in fiction on the world stage." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bakker's The Detour wins Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

Dutch writer Gerbrand Bakker has won this year's £10,000 Independent Foreign Fiction... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saud Alsanousi wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction

A "daring" novel which explores the plight of foreign workers in Gulf countries has won... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cottrell Boyce wins Guardian Children's Fiction Prize

Frank Cottrell Boyce’s The Unforgotten Coat, published by Walker, has won the 2012 Guardian... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octogenarian wins Indie Foreign Fiction Prize

Octogenarian Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edith Pearlman wins National Book Critics Circle fiction prize

The under-the-radar author won for her collection "Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories."Reporting from New York -- The National Book Critics Circle gave its 2011 fiction prize to Edith Pearlman, an under-the-radar writer of short stories, at its annual awards ceremony Thursday evening at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and children’s outstrip fiction in Ireland as sales fillip continues

After encouraging sales despite bookshops’ closures in the first lockdown, the market in Ireland has responded remarkably well since, with sales of Non-Fiction and Children’s titles particularly solid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues. The post Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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