Tagged: Man Booker

Obioma: 'I have worn my Booker-shortlisting as a badge of honour'

Man Booker Prize shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma will be headlining the Africa Writes Festival taking place at the British Library this weekend. We speak to... Read more

Man Booker Prize 2019 opens for entries

The submissions for the 2019 Man Booker Prize are now open.  Read more

Mantel and Ishiguro among stars at Man Booker 50th anniversary festival

A “star-studded” line up for the announcement of the Golden Man Booker prize, including authors such as Hilary Mantel and Kazuo Ishiguro, as well as special BBC broadcasts... Read more

Booker Prize reverses decision on Ming-Yi's nationality listing

The Booker Prize Foundation has reversed its controversial decision on how to list Wu Ming-Yi’s nationality on its website following a row over the situation.... Read more

Man Booker International Prize criticised for changing Ming-Yi's nationality

The Man Booker International Prize has drawn controversy for changing the nationality of one of its longlisted authors from “Taiwan” to “Taiwan, China”. Read more

McDermid to join Man Booker judging panel

The panel of judges for the 2018 Man Booker Prize will include crime writer Val McDermid and feminist writer and critic Jacqueline Rose. Read more

Foyles picks The Sellout as book of the year

Retailer Foyles has chosen Paul Beatty’s Man Booker Prize-winning The Sellout as its book of the year, pledging to promote the title heavily online and... Read more

Indies reprint as Man Booker nominations prompt demand surge

Independent publishers say being longlisted for the "game-changing" Man Booker Prize has drastically increased demand for their books, and has come at a particularly good... Read more

Women's literary prizes are 'problematic' says Lionel Shriver

Author Lionel Shriver has said literary prizes just for women are "problematic", while calling International Women's Day "creepy" at an event to mark the occasion.... Read more

Tree planting celebrates the life of 'literary icon' Ion Trewin

The life and work of Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, was celebrated last weekend with a ceremonial tree planting at the... Read more

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