Man Booker: bookies back Thien, while Macrae Burnet is 'people's favourite'

Independent booksellers are backing Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project (Contraband) to win the Man Booker Prize, following strong sales. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beatty, Levy, Burnet, Moshfegh, Szalay, Thien shortlisted for Man Booker

Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien have been shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes bookies' and Kindle favourite for Man Booker

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 14:30 Julian Barnes is the bookies' favourite to win the Man Booker prize tomorrow night (18th October), as Amazon has revealed his novel The Sense of an Ending is also leading Kindle downloads among the shortlisted authors.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graeme Macrae Burnet backs campaign against Scottish library cuts

Man Booker shortlisted author Graeme Macrae Burnet has backed a national campaign against Scottish library cuts, launching today (14th February). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel bookies' favourite to win Booker

Hilary Mantel, winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize, has been picked as the favourite to win 2012... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hollinghurst favourite to win Man Booker

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 16:42 William Hill has installed former Man Booker winner Alan Hollinghurst as the 5/1 favourite to clinch the prize for the second time for his novel The Stranger's Child (Picador). The longlist was announced this afternoon and the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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Graeme Macrae Burnet | 'In order to immerse yourself in a novel I think you have to feel that it is real'

Graeme Macrae Burnet was picked out by the literary spotlight when his second novel, His Bloody Project, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2016. Published by small indie Saraband, it tells of a brutal triple murder in the remote Scottish Highlands in 1869 via witness statements, a memoir... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 17:48:55 UTC ]
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Back-Talking The Tone Police: Book People Are Not Your Enemy

Book People are not the enemy of books, and gatekeeping book and reading culture does no one any favors. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-05 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 14:30:15 UTC ]
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Normal People boomerangs back to charts top spot

Sally Rooney's Normal People (Faber) has bounced back to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week across lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 21:09:57 UTC ]
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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 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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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 03:08:07 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

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After 4,000 miles and 5,000 book giveaways, Poetry to the People is back home.

On June 28, the Poetry to the People tour wrapped up its 4,000 mile round-trip journey from Brooklyn to New Orleans and back. It was exhausting and exhilarating. There’s nothing like putting a free book into the hands of someone who will obviously love it. The enthusiasm for story was palpable... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 14:50:37 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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Vintage brings back Schulman’s People in Trouble

Vintage has acquired rights to writer and AIDs historian Sarah Schulman’s People in Trouble, almost 30 years after it was first published, featuring a fictionalised version of Donald Trump. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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