Tagged: Pat Barker

Nicholls, Barker and Makumbi in novel-writing podcast series

A podcast has launched aimed at helping aspiring writers to write a novel, with guest speakers including acclaimed authors such as David Nicholls and Pat Barker.... Read more

Hamish Hamilton scoops sequel to Barker's Trojan bestseller

Hamish Hamilton has scooped the follow-up to Pat Barker's bestseller The Women of Troy (Penguin). Read more

Books in the Media: Lafarge's debut hailed as 'brilliantly unsettling'

Daisy Lafarge's Paul (Granta) came out on top as this week's most reviewed title, picking up mentions in the Guardian, Observer, Evening Standard, i, Irish Times, Scotsman, Independent,... Read more

PRH signs audio rights to Barker catalogue

Penguin Random House has acquired the audio rights for Pat Barker's catalogue, commissioning new readings by a star cast including include Simon Russell Beale (pictured).  ... Read more

Porter and Barker shortlisted for 2019 Gordon Burn Prize

The shortlist has been announced for the seventh annual Gordon Burn Prize with two nods for Faber, including Max Porter, as well as nominations for three... Read more

Barker and Doyle scoop Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards

Pat Barker and Catherine Doyle are among the winners of the 2019 Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards.  Read more

Barker questions publishing's long-term commitment to diversity

Pat Barker says she has a distrust of the publishing industry’s regional and class diversity drives because it could be "fashionable" and may not represent a... Read more

Barker, Hudson and Porter on Gordon Burn longlist

Pat Barker’s re-telling of the Trojan wars The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton) joins Kerry Hudson’s memoir Lowborn (Chatto) and Max Porter’s mythic tale Lanny (Faber) on the longlist for... Read more

Barker's Iliad retelling optioned for film

Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton), has been taken up as an "ambitious" film project by the BBC and Element Pictures.... Read more

Rooney, Almond and Youngson make Costa 2018 shortlists

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more

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