Tagged: Portobello Books

Granta signs novel and non-fiction from Jenny Erpenbeck

Granta Books has bought two books by the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize-winning author Jenny Erpenbeck. Read more

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Portobello Books is launching a new non-fiction prize for unpublished writers, in association with literary agency C+W and retailer Foyles.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 | 'Booksellers should be publishers more; they know good books'

A genre-bending novel nodding to Ted Hughes marks the Granta editor and former bookseller Max Porter's unconventional début 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

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