'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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize

'Tomb of Sand' is the first novel translated from an Indian language to win the award. Shree and Rockwell split the International Booker's £50,000 purse. The post In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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South African Damon Galgut Wins 2021 Booker Prize

South African novelist Damon Galgut was awarded the 2021 Booker Prize for his novel 'The Promise,' published by Europa Editions. The novel follows the lives of three white siblings brought together by a series of funerals that follow the trajectory of the history of post-apartheid South Africa. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize with 'spectacular' novel The Promise

Damon Galgut has won the Booker Prize with The Promise (Chatto & Windus), hailed by judges as “a spectacular demonstration of how the novel can make us see and think afresh”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Souvankham Thammavongsa Wins 2020 Giller Prize

In a ceremony streamed live on Facebook, Souvankham Thammavongsa was awarded the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her collection of short stories 'How to Pronounce Knife.' It comes with a C$100,000 prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi win 2020 Polari Prizes

Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi have been announced as the winners of the 2020 Polari Prizes, the UK’s only award celebrating literature that explores the LGBTQ+ experience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louise Glück Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 was awarded to the American poet Louise Glück "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." This story is developing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Five Win 2020 Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes

The 2020 Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes were announced today and were given to 'Conjunctions,' 'Foglifter,' 'Kweli,' 'Nat. Brut,' and 'One Story.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ellan Rankin wins 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize

Aspiring illustrator Ellan Rankin has been announced by Hachette as this year's winner of the Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kritika Pandey wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Indian author Kritika Pandey has been announced as the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vivien Leigh biography wins Theatre Book Prize 2020

Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan (I B Tauris) has been awarded the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize

For seeing society's wealth as reflecting 'the opportunities for development available to all individuals,' the German book trade's Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen. The post Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lorelei Goulding wins Spread the Word’s 2020 Life Writing Prize

First-time writer Lorelei Goulding has won Spread the Word's Life Writing Prize, for her "heart-breaking story" Birdie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johny Pitts wins 2020 Jhalak Prize

Johny Pitts, writer, photographer and broadcast journalist, has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, for Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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