Sarah Hall and Colin Thubron among 2017 Man Booker judges

Novelist Sarah Hall is to judge the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction alongside travel writer Colin Thubron, literary critic Lila Azam Zanganeh, and artist Tom Phillips. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Juror Colin Thubron: ‘The Prize Is Important’

At this writing, the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is still being chosen. 'We're kind of locked into a room,' says juror Colin Thubron. The post Man Booker Juror Colin Thubron: ‘The Prize Is Important’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calder and Florence join 2019 Man Booker judging panel

The 2019 Man Booker Prize for Fiction judges have been announced, with book trade heavyweights Peter Florence and Liz Calder on the panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stop trying to sex up the Man Booker judges’ meetings. We are geeky nerds | Alex Clark

The image of furious rows and storming-outs is not one that I recognise but an industry concoction to glamorise publishingThe Man Booker prize is airing its dirty linen, celebrating its 50th birthday by drip-feeding bits of gossip and scandal from judging meetings, ceremonies and parties through... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker at 50: flawed – but still the best way to judge our literature

The public is invited to choose a ‘Golden Booker’ from five decades of winners. Time will tell if future readers agreeThe passage of time, 50 years of literary hoo-ha, has been both cruel and kind to the Man Booker prize, which will next month celebrate its half-century (the majority of those... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid to join Man Booker judging panel

The panel of judges for the 2018 Man Booker Prize will include crime writer Val McDermid and feminist writer and critic Jacqueline Rose. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-21 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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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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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 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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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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Man Booker International 2018 Judges: Prize Honors Translator, Author

Five jurors based in the UK and North America will select the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize in the spring of 2018. The post Man Booker International 2018 Judges: Prize Honors Translator, Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize

British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar.' The post Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld debut shortlisted for 2017's Man Booker International Prize

A debut published by Oneworld, Fever Dream by Argentinian novelist Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell, has been shortlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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The Man Booker judges explain their choice

The much-talked about issue of diversity in the selection process for this year's Man Booker Prize was described as "a slightly academic premise" by the prize's literary director during this morning's press conference, as its judges unveiled a shortlist comprising British, American and Canadian... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barley to chair judges for Man Booker International Prize

Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley is chairing the judging panel for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreman to lead Man Booker 2016 judges

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