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29 Apr 2015

Gaby Wood appointed as the next Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation

The Trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation announce today that, after a careful selection process, they have appointed Gaby Wood as the next Literary Director of the Foundation.
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26 Apr 2015

Poldark and a Man Booker heartthrob


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10 Apr 2015

Ion Trewin and the importance of good paper

The death this week of Ion Trewin, the Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has – although he would have hated the thought – cast a pall. It has, though, also elicited a flood of obituaries and reminiscences from many who had dealings with him
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08 Apr 2015

Ion Trewin 1943-2015

It is with enormous sadness that the Trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation announce the death, earlier today, of the Foundation’s Literary Director, Ion Trewin.
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08 Apr 2015

Remembering Ion Trewin

There was a poignant and telling moment at the beginning of the 2014 Man Booker Prize dinner where the literary world's great and good were gathered at Guildhall in London to await the announcement of the winner.
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02 Apr 2015

The literature of protest

If proof were needed of the interwoven nature of literature and the concerns of real life, it was offered at an event at the University of Cape Town in a discussion about the writers selected for the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. 
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