Trends in Man Booker Winners: Male and Middle-Aged in Third Person

Rated at a suitable reading-difficulty level in the seventh year of school, Man Booker Prize winning titles are seen in an interactive filtering grid to have authors who are an average age of 49. The post Trends in Man Booker Winners: Male and Middle-Aged in Third Person appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The English Patient crowned Golden Man Booker winner

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (Bloomsbury) has triumphed over competition from the likes of Hilary Mantel and George Saunders to be crowned the best Man Booker Prize winner of the last 50 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The English Patient’ Named ‘Golden Man Booker’ Prize Winner

Capping months of shortlisting and a public vote, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker' best-of-the-best novel has been named. Michael Ondaatje's 'The English Patient' is from the "middle" decade of the prize's five, the 1990s. The post Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Interview: Man Booker International Winners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft

A book jurors say ‘flies us through a galaxy of departures and arrivals’ is named the Man Booker International Prize in London, author Olga Tokarczuk and translator Jennifer Croft sharing the £50,000 purse. The post Interview: Man Booker International Winners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Readers to Choose ‘Golden Man Booker Prize’: 50 Years of Winners

Resurfacing many lesser-known Man Booker Prize for Fiction winners of the past, the Booker Foundation opens a crowdsourced competition to select the best of the best of 50 years. The post Readers to Choose ‘Golden Man Booker Prize’: 50 Years of Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Fifty years of Man Booker winners to compete for one-off prize

The Booker Prize Foundation has revealed a new prize to mark its 50th anniversary which will put previous winners across five decades into contention for a one-off award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oneworld: the tiny publisher behind the last two Man Booker winners

It started as a kitchen-table project in Cyprus, and 30 years later has grown into a distinctive brand. Oneworld founders Juliet Mabey and Novin Doostdar talk about their instinct for successJuliet Mabey is listing some of the topics covered by the novels she’s published. There’s Majok Tulba’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ferrante and Nobel Prize winners on Man Booker International longlist

The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 has been revealed, including two Nobel Prize winners, two previous finalists and two debut authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton targets literary sexism

The 28-year-old novelist from New Zealand, the youngest ever to win the prize, addressed the critics who have approached her complex novel with trite assumptions about gender.Running on a mere 2½ hours of sleep and exactly 12 hours after winning the Man Booker Prize for her novel “The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Man Booker Prize unaffected by Tesco-Booker merger

The Man Booker Prize is unaffected by Tesco’s merger with The Booker Group, its organisers have clarified. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Audio Puts Out 2020 Call; International Booker Postpones Naming Winner

Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK's International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement. The post Frankfurt Audio Puts Out 2020 Call; International Booker Postpones Naming Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Laura Zigman’s ‘Separation Anxiety’ tackles middle-aged loneliness with a perfect mix of grief and humor

“Separation Anxiety” is a long-awaited comeback for this clever writer who hasn’t published a novel since “Piece of Work” in 2006. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

He may have created the biggest hit on Broadway, but the ‘Hamilton’ auteur still thinks small in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to business. Along with being the creator of a little show called Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is also known for his enthusiastic social media... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Booker Prize stresses 2019 winner remains undecided after bookshop error

The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments with a “winner” sticker.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist

The 2019 Man Booker Prize shortlist is here! The post Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Longlist

The Man Booker Prize announced its 2019 longlist. The post Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Longlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Industry leaders and Ad Age editors predict the big winners at Cannes

It’s a parlor game as old as the Cannes International Festival of Creativity itself—guessing which campaigns will nab the gold at the industry’s highest-profile and most important creative showcase. So we decided to ... just do it. Ad Age surveyed top creatives for their predictions on which... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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

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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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