Tagged: Portobello Books

Exploration of Pakistan's largest city wins inaugural Portobello Prize

The inaugural Portobello Prize has been awarded to "electrifying new voice" Samira Shackle for Karachi Vice, a "fresh and thrilling" non-fiction exploration of Pakistan’s largest... Read more

Portobello wins nine-way auction for bias book

Portobello Books has acquired The End of Bias, a "ground-breaking" book by American journalist Jessica Nordell following a "heated" nine-way auction. Read more

Portobello launches literary non-fiction prize

Portobello Books is launching a new non-fiction prize for unpublished writers, in association with literary agency C+W and retailer Foyles. Read more

Porter promoted at Granta

Granta has promoted Max Porter to editorial director of Granta and Portobello Books. Read more

Han and Smith win £50,000 Man Booker International prize

The winner of the "newly evolved" Man Booker International Prize 2016 is The Vegetarian by South Korean author Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith (Portobello Books).... Read more

Portobello Books acquires 'chilling' gothic story collection

Portobello Books has acquired The Things We Lost in the Fire - a “chilling, compulsive” collection of gothic short stories - at auction. UK and... Read more

Max Porter: Interview

Although rooted in books and publishing, Max Porter has gone against the grain at almost every opportunity with his début book, Grief is the Thing... Read more

Erpenbeck wins Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

German writer and director Jenny Erpenbeck has won the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for The End of Days (Portobello Books), translated by Susan Bernofsky,... Read more

Portobello signs George on blood

Portobello Books has signed a project Rose George, exploring our relationship with blood. From Blood: Around the World in Nine Pints will see George looking... Read more

Greg novella to Portobello

Portobello Books has signed a novella by Polish author Wioletta Greg. Senior editor Max Porter acquired world English language rights to Guguly (title to be... Read more

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