Tagged: Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar wins first Rathbones Folio Prize

Hisham Matar has won the first £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for his "profound and powerful" memoir The Return (Viking). Read more

Equal billing given to novels and non-fiction on Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist

Four works of non-fiction, including Hisham Matar's award-winning biography The Return (Viking), have been shortlisted for the £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize.... Read more

Orwell Prize for Books longlists Alderman and Matar

PRH authors Naomi Alderman and Hisham Matar have been longlisted for this year's Orwell Prize for Books, a £3,000 prize celebrating "the most compelling" political writing of 2016.... Read more

The Books of the Year 2016

The newspapers’ books of the year round-ups yielded some intriguing results, with Hisham Matar proving the most popular pick; indie publishers taking a healthy share... Read more

O'Farrell, de Waal, Tempest make Costa 2016 shortlists

Books by Maggie O’Farrell, Kit de Waal, Kate Tempest and Francesca Simon are among those shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, in a strong year... Read more

Hisham Matar wins Best First Biography Prize

Libyan writer Hisham Matar has won the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize, awarded at the Biographers' Club prize dinner yesterday evening (15th November) at the Savile Club in... Read more

Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly... Read more

Hisham Matar: A tale told in exile

Hisham Matar talks to Benedicte Page about his first novel, In the Country of Me Read more

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