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
Pat Barker and Catherine Doyle are among the winners of the 2019 Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards.
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
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
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
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
Pat Barker’s latest novel may be set 4,000 years ago but there are plenty of parallels with modernity.
Hamish Hamilton has acquired a new novel by Booker Prize winner Pat Barker retelling "one of the most dramatic sequences of events in literature", the Iliad.... Read more
Regeneration author Pat Barker on her new novel, Toby's Room, which returns to the battlefields of the First World War Read more