Tagged: Sebastian Barry

Barry's Days Without End follow-up goes to Faber

Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry has written a follow-up to his Costa-winning Days Without End, dubbed "brave and beautiful" by publisher Faber.... Read more

Barry named Laureate for Irish Fiction

Sebastian Barry has been named as the Laureate for Irish Fiction for the next three years, hailing what he called the current "golden age of... Read more

Pictures of the year

Our 2017 round-up features World Book Day, launch parties, Pride, a Guiness World Record and a Del-Boy lookalike.  Read more

Read extracts from the Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist

From established authors to a bookseller's debut novel, the Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist comprises 13 novels across a variety of genres. Read extracts from... Read more

Bookseller's debut longlisted for Man Booker Prize

A bookseller's unpublished debut is among the novels longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017, alongside books by authors including Arundhati Roy, George Saunders, Sebastian Barry and Zadie... Read more

Irish market returns to fortune

A print recovery in the past two years has somewhat slowed in 2017, with the Irish market sporting a bestseller-shaped hole. Read more

Barry praises the importance of bookshops after winning IBW award

Sebastian Barry has said that bookshops have taken a “quantum leap” of importance in this “strange new world” upon winning the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW)... Read more

Sebastian Barry named the Walter Scott Prize's first double winner

Irish writer Sebastian Barry has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for a second time for his American epic Days Without End (Faber).... Read more

WHS Travel to run gay literature promotion to tie into LGBTQ landmark

W H Smith Travel is to hold a gay literature promotion in major stores in June to mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality... Read more

Costa winners Barry and Spufford longlisted for Walter Scott Prize

Costa Book award winners Sebastian Barry and Francis Spufford have been longlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. Read more

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