Thu, 28/07/2011 - 09:21
Julian Barnes, Sebastian Barry and bookies favourite Alan Hollinghurst are seen by the trade as the Man Booker Prize for Fiction frontrunners after the longlist was revealed on Tuesday (26th July).
The indie-heavy list has attracted general approval, with nine out of the 13 titles from independent houses contending for the £50,...
Wed, 28/07/2010 - 08:58
Bookmakers are split over who is top dog from this year's Man Booker longlist, with two betting agencies offering entirely different odds for the list of authors announced yesterday afternoon.
According to William Hill, Andrea Levy is favourite for her The Long Song (Headline), which is currently at 4/1 odds. But Ladbrokes...
Tue, 15/04/2008 - 14:39
Ladbrokes has reopened its "will there be an eighth Harry Potter book" market, following a number of requests from fans. The betting firm is offering odds of 2/1 on JK Rowling releasing another instalment of the phenomenon by the end of 2012. It is offering 1/3 on there not being another Potter novel.