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Sharma wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

American author Akhil Sharma has won the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award for his "heart-wrenching" and "darkly funny" novel Family Life (Faber). Read more

Debuts vie with Booker winner on Dublin Literary Award shortlist

Man Booker winner Marlon James and Folio Prize-winner Akhil Sharma are joined by debut novelists Mary Costello and Scholastique Mukasonga on the shortlist for the... Read more

Review of the year: January to March

As the year comes to an end, we take a look back at the big stories in publishing in 2015. First up, January to March.... Read more

South Asian Literature 2016 shortlist revealed

Penguin Random House has three titles shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 which reflects “the variety and vigour” of South Asian... Read more

Folio Prize will not run in 2016

The Folio Prize will not run in March 2016 following the conclusion of its two-year title sponorship. Read more

Faber records loss in latest financial year

Faber saw a drop in turnover for the year ending March 2015, with a significant increase in its operating loss from the previous 12 months.... Read more

Family Life paperback publication brought forward

Faber & Faber is to bring forward the paperback publication of Akhil Sharma’s Family Life after the book won the Folio Prize for Fiction yesterday... Read more

Folio winner Family Life 'deserves recognition' says trade

Akhil Sharma’s Family Life (Faber) has finally gained the recognition it deserves by winning the Folio Prize, trade figures have told The Bookseller. Meanwhile, a... Read more

Akhil Sharma wins Folio Prize

Akhil Sharma has won the 2015 Folio Prize for Fiction for his novel Family Life (Faber & Faber). The prize, now in its second year,... Read more

Akhil Sharma | “I feel you can’t be as truthful in memoir as you can in fiction. I don’t want to lie if I’m writing a memoir”

Akhil Sharma's second novel, Family Life, focuses on an immigrant family's experience of moving to the US – a subject close to home... Read more

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