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Articles Tagged 'Booker Prize'

Monday Catchup: Booker Prize, Torchwood, Stephen Fry, Doctor Who

This year’s Booker Prize shortlist: Peter Carey‘s Parrot and Olivier in America, Emma Donoghue‘s Room, Damon Galgut‘s In a Strange Room, Howard Jacobson‘s The Finkler Question, Andrea Levy‘s The Long Song, and Tom McCarthy‘s C. (BBC) Writer Jane Espenson (Buffy, Battlestar Galactica) provides some insight on the writing process for the upcoming season of Torchwood: […]

Booker Prize Mania: Do Brits Like Books More Than Americans Do?

The Booker Prize is the British equivalent to our Pulitzer Prize. The very prestigious honor is awarded once a year to a work written by a British and Irish author. Today, the thirteen titles making up this year’s longlist were announced. It’s quite funny that, over in the UK, a literary prize can be big […]

The Booker Prize Longlist Announced. Also: Ricky Gervais Fights Back!

Nominees for the Booker Prize – Britain’s most prestigious literary award – have been announced. Below is the list with links formore info on the titles and purchase info: Darkmans by Nicola Barker (Fourth Estate) Self Help by Edward Docx (Picador) The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng (Myrmidon) The Gathering by Anne Enright […]