Tagged: Jon McGregor

Pictures of the week

This week the winner of the Costa Book of the Year award was announced, while Pan Macmillan celebrated women's fiction and Usborne signed its "most significant... Read more

Helen Dunmore awarded Costa prize for poetry

The late Helen Dunmore has been awarded the Costa Poetry Award posthumously for her 10th and final collection, Inside the Wave (Bloodaxe Books).... Read more

Smith and Pullman top the critics’ picks

Ali Smith’s seasonal novel Winter (Hamish Hamilton), Sally Rooney’s "perfectly observed" début Conversations with Friends (Faber) and the eagerly anticipated first instalment of Philip Pullman’s Book of Dust trilogy, La Belle Sauvage (Penguin/David... Read more

Dunmore, McGregor and Shamsie make Costa shortlists

The late author Helen Dunmore is shortlisted for a Costa Award along with Jon McGregor, Kamila Shamsie and Sarah Winman with almost half of the... Read more

Read extracts from the Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist

From established authors to a bookseller's debut novel, the Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist comprises 13 novels across a variety of genres. Read extracts from... Read more

Bookseller's debut longlisted for Man Booker Prize

A bookseller's unpublished debut is among the novels longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017, alongside books by authors including Arundhati Roy, George Saunders, Sebastian Barry and Zadie... Read more

Jon McGregor | 'I tried really hard not to toy with the reader, not to lead them down the garden path'

Literary novelist Jon McGregor explains how his fifth novel in an impressive and lauded oeuvre, his first for Fourth estate, interrogates the extraordinary within the... Read more

Joanna Trollope to chair BBC Short Story award

Author Joanna Trollope is to chair the judging panel for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust. Read more

Jon McGregor moves to 4th Estate

Man Booker Prize-nominated and IMPAC Award-winning author Jon McGregor has moved to 4th Estate from Bloomsbury in a two-book deal. Read more

Festival format hampers diversity, says McGregor

The format of literary festivals, which “privileges those from a specific cultural and educational background”, is hampering diversity, author Jon McGregor argued yesterday at the... Read more

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