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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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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US novelist Paul Beatty wins Man Booker Prize 2016

Paul Beatty, author of The Sellout, is the first American winner of the Man Booker Prize in its 48-year history, giving Oneworld its second consecutive win of the award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Beatty is the First American to Win the Man Booker Prize

Concerning to some UK observers of the Man Booker Prize: a US author has won the prestigious literary award: Paul Beatty's 'The Sellout' is widely hailed. The post Paul Beatty is the First American to Win the Man Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Beatty Wins 2016 Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty has won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for 'The Sellout,' making him the first American author to win the award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are Irish publishers shut out of the Man Booker prize?

While the award aims for ever greater inclusivity, one of the newer rules closes the competition to some of the very best writing in EnglishMan Booker 2016 shortlist announced: UK, Canadian and US authors dominateIn 2013, back when I was working for independent Dublin publisher The Lilliput... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2016 - shortlist extracts

Get a taster of this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist with extracts from each of the six books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize Gets a Triple Highlight at Frankfurt Book Fair

Six days before the announcement of the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of its international influence. The post The Man Booker Prize Gets a Triple Highlight at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s Man Booker Prize Shortlist of Six Titles Is Announced

The Man Booker Prize shortlist of six titles is out today (September 13). In October, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of the prize's international influence. The post UK’s Man Booker Prize Shortlist of Six Titles Is Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Jhalak Prize open for submissions

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour is now accepting submissions for its inaugural prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Crazy but fantastic': Man Booker prize pitches tiny publishers into big league

A year after Marlon James and his indie press Oneworld beat publishing giants to win the Man Booker, three independent publishers have made the 2016 longlist. But what effect does the ‘mother of all prizes’ have on tiny teams?Man Booker 2016 longlist – in picturesAlongside heavy hitters such as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coetzee and New Faces on the Man Booker Prize Longlist

With the shortlist to be announced September 13, the Man Booker Prize 'Dozen' is marked, judges say, by writing that is 'uniformly fresh, energetic and important.' The post Coetzee and New Faces on the Man Booker Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers hail 'wide open' Man Booker

The newly announced Man Booker longlist has had an enthusiastic reception from booksellers, who say the contest for the prize looks wide open this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize longlist includes Paul Beatty's novel set in South L.A. and J.M. Coetzee

The British-based Man Booker Prize, one of the most prestigious awards for literary fiction in the world, announced its longlist Wednesday, with five American authors on the list of 13. It’s only the third year that authors from outside the Commonwealth have been considered for the prize, which... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Questioning Gender Ratio in the Man Booker International Longlist

With 13 titles longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction translated into English, some question the gender balance on the list. The post Questioning Gender Ratio in the Man Booker International Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Submissions Open for the UK’s Polari First Book Prize 2016

Submissions now are open for the 2016 Polari First Book Prize, for debut books that explore the LGBT experience in poetry or prose, fiction or non-fiction. The post Submissions Open for the UK’s Polari First Book Prize 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who won the 2015 Man Booker Prize and finalists for National Book Awards

A Jamaican-born writer took the Man Booker Prize for the first time, while some authors are in the running for the National Book Award in America. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 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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