Marlon James was rejected 78 times for his first novel, now he makes author history.
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.
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
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.
What does an unreliable narrator tell us about ourselves?
In his acceptance speech, Barnes said "[Jorge Luis] Borges, when asked as he continually was, why he'd never won the Nobel