Tagged: Booker Prize

Booker-longlisted author freed on bail after arrest in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been released on bail, following her arrest last week in Harare during an anti-government demonstration. ... Read more

BBC accused of 'sidelining' Bernardine Evaristo after historic Booker win

Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo has criticised the BBC for labelling her "another author" whilst describing her double-win with Margaret Atwood, with Evaristo’s agent calling... Read more

Wood defends Booker judging process after Galley Beggar criticism

The Booker Prize Foundation's literary director has defended the judging process following criticism from shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann’s publisher Galley Beggar. ... Read more

Demand high for Evaristo after Booker win, says Waterstones, as PRH orders reprint

Demand for Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is high, says Waterstones, with PRH ordering a reprint of the Booker-winning title. ... Read more

Booker double welcomed by booksellers

The Booker Prize has been jointly won by Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) and Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton).... Read more

Atwood and Shafak lead Booker shortlist sales

The Booker Prize will be awarded tonight, with sales of Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) outselling every title on the shortlist, according to... Read more

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... Read more

Booker Prize shortlist revealed

The Booker Prize shortlist has been revealed with Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie in the running for the £50,000 prize.   Read more

Booker tightlipped amid speculation Lee Child will judge 2020 prize

The Booker Prize has remained tightlipped over speculation that Lee Child will join the judging panel for the 2020 prize.  Read more

Trade figures weigh in on Booker Prize longlist as big names dominate

The Booker Prize longlist has been declared “an absolute gift for bookselling” by Waterstones, as retailers acknowledged the lack of surprise entries.... Read more

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