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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Man Booker Prize selections: Americans dominate the longlist

Marilynne Robinson, a novelist who was shortlisted for the Man Booker International prize in 2011 and 2013, is on the longlist with her novel 'Lila.' She's one of several American writers to make the cut. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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

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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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Man Booker Prize longlist is released with Americans eligible for the first time

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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

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Krauss, de Waal and Puchner make Wingate Prize longlist

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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

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Sanghera, Akbar and Radden Keefe make Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

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2021 Booker Longlist Announced, Contains Four Americans

The longlist for the Booker Prize has been announced, including four American authors. The prize is worth £50,000. A shortlist of six will be announced on September 14, and the winner on November 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2021 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

This year's longlist for the U.K.'s International Booker Prize, an award for the best work of translated fiction, includes books from 11 languages and 12 countries. The prize offers £50,000, split evenly between author and translator. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever is also almost all American

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McAnulty, Demick and Summerscale make Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

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Booker Prize longlist sees Mantel and Tyler up against seven debut novelists

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Oswald, Clarke and Petit make Laurel Prize longlist

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Carty-Williams, Stibbe and O'Leary make Comedy Women in Print Prize longlist

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Porter, Ellmann and Cumming make £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize longlist

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