booker prize

This year, there were two American writers nominated for the Brooker prize: Ann Tyler (whose novels I confess to have stopped reading a while ago) and Hanya Yanagihara, the author of A Little Life.
Marlon James was rejected 78 times for his first novel, now he makes author history.
Last year's winner, Eleanor Catton, spoke in favor of the change: "I think it's a really great thing that finally we've got
Finding a publisher to take a punt on historical fiction can be tricky -- when that fiction is written in a shadow language and based on a campaign of guerrilla warfare against the Norman invaders of the 11th century, perhaps even more so.
Where art thou, Arundhati Roy? The silence of India's only winner of the Booker Prize is deafening after the country's Maoists, whom she strongly supports, massacred a number of senior politicians recently.
11 things you probably didn't know about the Booker Prize: "Now I have to go away and write the third part of this trilogy
Here's what you need to know about each: The Man Booker Prize, whose name includes the title of its principal sponsor alternative
The Man Booker Prize longlist was announced today, and reactions to one of the English language's most prestigious prizes
This year's longlist is below. The titles will be reduced to a shortlist of six titles, announced on September 11th, with
We only get a few glimpses of the tiger and of the young Pi (Suraj Sharma, in his first major role), but our first impressions
Sex is not the same thing as love. Author John Irving knows this intellectually and having a bisexual at the center of his latest novel is not a big deal.
Notable passage Why are we talking about it? Carey's work always demands attention. As with many of his other books, this
In Bring Up the Bodies, the sequel to the Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel weaves a richly textured world that is at once deeply foreign and entirely relevant.
How It All Began is more than just a lovely and engaging story. It is a deeply incisive explanation of how we all begin, how we plod on, and how we approach the end.
imothy Mo set up Paddleless Press in the pre-web mid-Nineties. Today, with a database of his existing readers and SEO-savvy marketing techniques, he'd have a better chance.
It's award season. Not the ones you're thinking of - the Emmys, the Oscars - but the Nobel, the Booker and the National Book Awards. Awards offer us, as readers, a focused, curated list of the best books of the year.
Since The English Patient, author Michael Ondaatje is an international star, and each new novel is greeted with appropriate fanfare. So too the haunting The Cat's Table.
In his acceptance speech, Barnes said "[Jorge Luis] Borges, when asked as he continually was, why he'd never won the Nobel