Man Booker International Prize Jurors Named; Submissions Open

Along with news of the jurors for the 2019 prize, the organization has has announced that more than 10,000 copies of 'Flights' were sold in the week following May's naming of this year's winner of the Man Booker International Prize. The post Man Booker International Prize Jurors Named; Submissions Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edwidge Danticat Named Winner of Neustadt International Prize

The author of Oprah Book Club selection 'Breath, Eyes, Memory,' Haitian-American author Edwidge Denticat has won the 25th Neustadt. The post Edwidge Danticat Named Winner of Neustadt International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has become the second American author to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

George Saunders takes the £50,000 purse for his 'Lincoln in the Bardo' published by Random House in the States, by Bloomsbury in the UK.  The post George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

Saunders, the second American to win the £50,000 fiction award, was honored for 'Lincoln in the Bardo,' his first novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders is bookmaker's favorite to win the Man Booker Prize

The winner of the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious literary awards, will be announced Tuesday afternoon, and American author George Saunders is the odds-on favorite to take it home. The Guardian reports that Saunders’ “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a novel about Abraham Lincoln... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to win the Man Booker Prize

Want to win the Man Booker Prize? Kiera O'Brien crunches the numbers to tell you how. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do you win the Man Booker prize? Move to New York or London | Lucy Diver

The prize used to champion unknowns and outsiders. But a 2014 rule change has cemented the neo-colonial cultural dominance of the US and the UKThe upstairs room of an indie bookstore. A book launch for a local author. Crisps and wine are being handed out, a buzz is in the air, congratulations... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize: the highs and lows of the books in contention

What a to-do there has been about this year's Man Booker Prize. First, it was the shortcomings of the longlist, which, according to Britain's Telegraph, had "overlooked some of the year's most exciting releases". Then, of course, it was all about the shortlist, which had too many Americans on... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize shortlist includes some surprises

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, considered one of the most prestigious fiction awards in the world, was revealed Wednesday. Three American authors made the cut from the longlist: George Saunders, for “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Paul Auster, for his novel “4 3 2 1”; and Emily Fridlund for... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker Prize has announced its shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and it includes books by Paul Auster and George Saunders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize class of 2017

Gavin James Bower says the Man Booker Prize longlist shows the publishing industry needs to start talking about class seriously. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Man Booker Dozen’ Revealed: The Prize Announces Its 2017 Longlist

Last year's winner, Paul Beatty's 'The Sellout,' has sold rights into 26 foreign languages, 19 since he won the Man Booker Prize, say organizers. The post ‘Man Booker Dozen’ Revealed: The Prize Announces Its 2017 Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Zealand Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript: Submissions Open

Created in memory of the late New Zealand literary community figure Michael Gifkins, the new award provides a publishing contract and advance. The post A New Zealand Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript: Submissions Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood Named Winner of Prague’s Franz Kafka International Prize

The Franz Kafka prize winner speaks on Saturday (June 3) at BookExpo's BookCon with 'The Handmaid's Tale' showrunner Bruce Miller. The post Margaret Atwood Named Winner of Prague’s Franz Kafka International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Titles Translated from 11 Languages: The 2017 Man Booker International Longlist

From 126 books, the Man Booker International Prize longlist honors 13 'compulsively readable and ferociously intelligent' titles translated into English. The post Titles Translated from 11 Languages: The 2017 Man Booker International Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kadare, Oz and Mabanckou on Man Booker International longlist

Novels by Ismail Kadare, Amos Oz and Alain Mabanckou are included on the 13-strong longlist for the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baroness Lola Young to chair Man Booker Prize 2017

Baroness Lola Young OBE will chair the judges for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julian Barnes: opening up Man Booker to US authors is 'daft'

Julian Barnes has reignited the debate over the Man Booker Prize rule changes, calling the decision to allow American authors to compete "straightforwardly daft". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Beatty: First American author to win Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty's book 'Sellout' tells the story of an African-American who attempts to bring back segregation and slavery. The novel had previously won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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