Features

27 Aug 2015

Bill Clegg - Longlist author interview

In the latest in our series of interviews with Man Booker Prize 2015 longlisted authors, we speak to Bill Clegg author of Did You Ever Have a Family.
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26 Aug 2015

Anne Tyler - Longlist author interview

In the latest in our series of interviews with Man Booker Prize 2015 longlisted authors, we speak to Anne Tyler author of A Spool of Blue Thread.
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25 Aug 2015

Marlon James - Longlist author interview

In the latest in our series of interviews with Man Booker Prize 2015 longlisted authors, we speak to Marlon James author of A Brief History of Seven Killings.
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31 Jul 2015

First impressions...

Left field, surprising, ecumenical, catholic, global . . . the announcement of the 2015 Man Booker longlist has spurred a wide range of descriptive terms in newspapers, magazines and online (and, no doubt whereever books are discussed) but, so far, no one mot juste.
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19 Jun 2015

A return to Wolf Hall

If reports are to be believed then the BBC has already started putting money aside for its candle budget.
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17 Apr 2015

Buy a book, save a shop

David Nicholls, Man Booker longlisted in 2014 for Us, has long had a second distinguished career as a screenwriter (One DayStarter for 10Great Expectations). His latest project is the adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd.
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13 Mar 2015

The gender agenda

Every year, at about this time, a hoary old argument raises its head. It is prompted by the Bailey's Prize for Women's Fiction (formerly known as the Orange Prize and then the Women's Prize).
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06 Mar 2015

Ishiguro: The Buried Memory

Kazuo Ishiguro, Man Booker winner in 1989 with The Remains of the Day, is a famously slow writer. His latest novel, The Buried Giant, has just been published and took a full 10 years to write
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05 Feb 2015

Roddy Doyle takes part in prison event to launch first Man Booker Quick Read

Today (Thursday 5 February) sees the publication of the 2015 Galaxy® Quick Read titles, which include Dead Man Talking by 1993 Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle. To mark the occasion, Roddy visited HMP Brixton as part of a National Prison Radio event, spending the morning in discussion with a prison reading group.
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23 Jan 2015

Recycling, Ishiguro-style

In a wide-ranging recent Q&A session, Kazuo Ishiguro, who won the 1989 Man Booker with Remains of the Day, made a startling confession.
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