Tagged: Man Booker Prize

Bookers, Burns and bounces

Following the Man Booker Prize 2018 winner reveal, Philip Jones reflects on the role and relevance of the prize in today's literary landscape. Read more

Man Booker: 'lovely surprise' to see Bauer but where is Barker?

Books editor Alice O'Keeffe shares her views on the 2018 Man Booker Prize longlist.  Read more

Man Booker 2017: who's missing from the longlist?

Alice O'Keeffe, The Bookseller's books editor, looks at who is in the running for the Man Booker Prize 2017, and who missed out.  ... Read more

Pictures of the week

Anna Burns scoops the 2018 Man Booker Prize, Osprey Publishing celebrates its 50th Anniversary and Michael Morpurgo visits the UK’s original poppy-making factory in this week's... Read more

'Milkman' reprint soars to 100,000 after 'phenomenal demand'

Faber has raised its reprint number for Anna Burns' Milkman from 45,000 to 100,000, following “phenomenal demand way ahead of the initial numbers retailers quoted”, after the novel's... Read more

'Thrilled' Faber presses button on 45,000 reprint for 'Milkman'

Faber has confirmed a 45,000 reprint of Anna Burns' Milkman this morning, following its Man Booker win last night. Read more

'Milkman' by Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize with her novel Milkman (Faber & Faber), a book about the sexual harassment of... Read more

Sales of dropped Man Booker longlistees outstrip finalists

Sales of the Man Booker Prize titles dropped at the longlist stage have signfiicantly outsold its shortlist, according to Nielsen Bookscan, with Belinda Bauer's Snap... Read more

Shamsie: Women’s Prize forced others to shift on gender

The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at ... Read more

Editing role 'needs championing in-house', trade figures say

Figures in the industry have responded to calls from this year’s Man Booker judging panel for tighter editing, with some voicing anger at an undervaluing... Read more

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