Press lauds Barnes' Booker win

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 09:34 The thrice-denied Julian Barnes has been lauded in the press for finally winning the Man Booker prize with his The Sense of an Ending. The Guardian warmly welcomed the decision. Claire Armistead said: "To those who believe the Booker has gone downmarket in its domestic and international incarnations, one can only point to the fact that 2011 will go down as the year of Philip Roth and Julian Barnes." read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Random ups Barnes reprint after Booker win

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 15:02 Random House is now reprinting 125,000 copies of Jonathan Cape's Booker-winning The Sense of An Ending, signing off a further 50,000 copies in addition to the initial 75,000 copy reprint. Vintage sales director Tom... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Julian Barnes wins the Man Booker

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 20:00 Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sense of an Ending (Cape). The author beat a shortlist comprising Carol Birch's Jamrach's Menagerie (Canongate); Esi Edugyan's Half Blood Blues (Serpent's Tail);... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes trade favourite for Booker win

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 16:00 Bookmaker William Hill has Julian Barnes as the favourite to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction after the shortlist was announced today. Retailers Waterstone's and Daunt Books agree Barnes' The Sense of An Ending (Jonathan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

With the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference taking place in Minneapolis, Graywolf is taking full hometown advantage to celebrate its authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble and Microsoft: A Win-Win?

The deal between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft gives both companies things they need—B&N receives a much-needed infusion of cash, while Microsoft gets another chance to participate in the consumer digital marketplace. In addition to the $300 million investment Microsoft has made to give... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hogan wins Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize

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Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for 'Shuggie Bain,' also a National Book Award finalist. The post Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Shuggie Bain' Wins 2020 Booker Prize

'Shuggie Bain' by novelist Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize, making it only the second book by a Scottish writer to win the prize in the Booker's 51-year history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tinder Press wins Patterson's 'heartbreaking yet joyful' memoir

Tinder Press has won at auction Christina Patterson’s next book, Outside, the Sky is Blue: A Memoir of Faith, Hope and Loss. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber releases International Booker Prize-winning novel in paperback early

Faber is releasing the new paperback edition of  Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's 2020 International Booker Prize-winning novel The Discomfort of Evening today (23rd September), five months earlier than scheduled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize

A book written in a child's voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family. The post Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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OECD wins University Press Redux Sustainability Award

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is the first recipient of the University Press Redux Sustainability Award, for its digital discovery tool SDG Pathfinder.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Borough Press wins three-way auction for Danforth adult debut

The Borough Press has won a three-way auction for the adult debut by Emily M Danforth, an “utterly immersive and hugely compelling” queer gothic novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Barnes and Noble!

To win a $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble, just sign up for Daily Deals, our newsletter that rounds-up the ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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BBC accused of 'sidelining' Bernardine Evaristo after historic Booker win

Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo has criticised the BBC for labelling her "another author" whilst describing her double-win with Margaret Atwood, with Evaristo’s agent calling on the broadcaster to apologise for "their erasure of her historic achievement". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Tories can’t win without the press. This isn’t how democracy works | Gary Younge

The power of the rightwing press has corroded public debate. But we can do more than just complain about itIn February 2016, a few months before the referendum, Donald Tusk published the European Council’s draft plans for renegotiating Britain’s relationship with the EU. David Cameron was... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The First Arabic Novel to Win the International Booker Prize

Jokha Alharthi’s inventive multigenerational tale, “Celestial Bodies,” is also the first novel by an Omani woman to be translated into English. Continue reading at The New York Times

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