Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for 'Milkman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles. The post Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for 'Milkman'

'Milkman,' which is published by Graywolf Press in the U.S., makes Burns the first Northern Irish writer to win the prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Milkman' by Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize with her novel Milkman (Faber & Faber), a book about the sexual harassment of a young woman, commended by the judges for its “distinctive voice” and for being at once “particular and brilliantly universal”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist

'Ranging across space and time,' according to jury chair Kwame Anthony Appiah, the 2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist includes three authors from the UK, one from Canada, two from the United States. The post The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Is Announced in London

'Slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, and race' all are said to figure into the Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist, as the award starts its second 50 years of competition. The post The 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Is Announced in... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018

Ahead of special events for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's half-century anniversary, the foundation releases a desk diary with covers of winning titles. The post The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 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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Burns tipped to win Women's Fiction Prize

Anna Burns is the bookies' favourite to win the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, with the latest odds from William Hill putting Milkman (Faber) at 6/4.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 07:48:44 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

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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2019 Jury

Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher. The post Man Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2019 Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ondaatje’s 'The English Patient' Wins Golden Man Booker Prize

Michael Ondaatje’s 'The English Patient' has been named the winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize, given to the best work of fiction previously awarded the Man Booker Prize over the last 50 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize Announces 2018 Shortlist

The 2018 Man Booker International shortlist spans four European languages: French, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, and includes Han Kang and Deborah Smith, who won in 2016. The post Man Booker International Prize Announces 2018 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize International Announces 2018 Longlist

The Man Booker International Prize, awarded annually to the best in translated fiction, announced the longlist of 13 novels vying for the 2018 award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize for Fiction Adds New Eligibility for Irish Publishers

The intent of the eligibility change, according to the Booker Prize Foundation, is to be sure that Irish independent publishers can be recognized as readily as Irish publishers headquartered in the UK. The post Man Booker Prize for Fiction Adds New Eligibility for Irish Publishers appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

Until now, Irish authors without a UK publisher had been excluded from the coveted prize for literary fictionAn anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appiah named 2018 Man Booker Prize judge chair

Philosopher, cultural theorist and novelist Kwame Anthony Appiah has been named chair of the judges for the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize-winning translator helps launch Shared Reading in Doncaster

Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and publisher Deborah Smith is to support national charity The Reader by match-funding donations to the total value of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 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

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