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'

[ CBC | 2019-09-03 19:27:06 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rule book and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-10-14 20:58:08 UTC ]
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Booker Prize longlist includes Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Valeria Luiselli

The Booker Prize Foundation revealed the longlist for its literary award Tuesday, with Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Valeria Luiselli and Jeanette Winterson among the nominees. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-24 19:43:58 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie nominated for 2019 Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood is longlisted for this year's £50,000 Booker Prize for her "terrifying and exhilarating" sequel The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) alongside fellow former winner Salman Rushdie, in the first year the prize has been sponsored by charitable foundation Crankstart.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 23:49:31 UTC ]
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New Booker Prize sponsors make Sunday Times Rich List top 50

Husband and wife Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman are among the 50 wealthiest individuals or families in the UK, worth £3bn, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize long list includes writers Colum McCann, Tash Aw

While some books on this year's Man Booker prize long list have gotten buzz here in the US, none of them compare (so far) with the success of last year's winner, Hilary Mantel's 'Bring Up the Bodies.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Six Americans Make the Booker Prize Longlist

The longlist for the Booker Prize has been announced, including six American authors: Hernan Diaz, Percival Everett, Karen Joy Fowler, Leila Mottley, Selby Wynn Schwartz, and Elizabeth Strout. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

The author of The Fortune Men will now compete with five other novelists from South Africa, Sri Lanka and the US for the 2021 awardAlex Clark explores how the Booker shortlist tunes in to the worries of our ageJust one British author has made the shortlist for this year’s Booker prize: Nadifa... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Atwood, Evaristo Jointly Win the 2019 Booker Prize

Both 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood, and 'Girl, Woman, Other,' by Bernardine Evaristo, were judged to be worthy of the 2019 Booker Prize. The two authors will split the £50,000 prize money. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Prize split between Atwood and Evaristo as judges rebel against rules

The Booker Prize has been jointly won by Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) and Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:52:37 UTC ]
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Bezmozgis, Ohlin Make Giller Prize Shortlist

The shorlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, which awards C$100,000 for the best Canadian work of fiction, includes four authors previously in contention. Among them are David Bezmozgis and Alix Ohlin, but no Margaret Atwood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Embargoed Atwood Novel Makes Booker Longlist

Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments' is among 13 titles longlisted for this year's Booker Prize, despite being embargoed until September 10. It may even make the shortlist, announced on September 3, before it is even published. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 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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Booker Prize reverses decision on Ming-Yi's nationality listing

The Booker Prize Foundation has reversed its controversial decision on how to list Wu Ming-Yi’s nationality on its website following a row over the situation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

During Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany's publishers and booksellers will honor Margaret Atwood as 'one of the most important storytellers of our era.' The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-14 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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Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalist’s List Announced

Authors representing 10 countries — 6 countries for the first time — are included on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize. The post Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalist’s List Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Man Booker Prize: Two American writers make the cut for the shortlist

In addition to the American contenders Karen Joy Fowler for 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' and Joshua Ferris of 'To Rise Again at a Decent Hour,' other nominees include Richard Flanagan for 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' and Ali Smith for 'How to Be Both.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Man Booker Prize: A crowdfunded novel makes the longlist for the first time

'The Wake,' by Paul Kingsnorth was reportedly published by the website Unbound, which funds the publishing of books through donations. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pullman, Kelman make Booker list, le Carré withdraws

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 09:15 Three authors from the UK have made it onto the list of finalists for the Man Booker International Prize 2011. James Kelman, Philip Pullman and John le Carré have joined the list of 13 for the biennial £60,000 award, which... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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