Tagged: Pat Barker

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

Pat Barker | 'I didn’t read ‘The Iliad’ until I was more than adult'

Pat Barker’s latest novel may be set 4,000 years ago but there are plenty of parallels with modernity. Read more

Pat Barker to publish 'radical' retelling of the Iliad

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

Pat Barker's secrets and lies

Regeneration author Pat Barker on her new novel, Toby's Room, which returns to the battlefields of the First World War Read more

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