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  1. Man Booker Prize 2011 longlist: Patrick McGuinness interview

    ... 'The Paris of the East', it was easy to love. As were the people, who were hard and resilient. I describe Bucharest being like a cross ... onto what one might call 'world events'. I believe that people and places, are most themselves, they become their own essence, when ...

    SimonSingleton - 20.12.16

  2. An interview with Sarah Waters

    ... but with the Man Booker endorsement it does encourage people to pick me up in a way they mightn’t otherwise have done. ... But, balancing that was the knowledge that there were people waiting for another book from me. On the whole there’s always the ...

    Julia - 10.01.17

  3. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, award winning novelist and screenwriter, dies at 85

    ... quite withdrawn but she was extraordinarily interested in people. She was an accurate commentator on the world around her. She had the rare gift of observation that comes from people born into a completely different culture who have had to learn a new ...

    Leah - 01.06.16

  4. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris - Shortlist author interview

    ... so fascinates you? Significance for a lot of people comes from children and hobbies. But most of us can’t spend our days ... of real life. Which requires disconnecting. Which makes people very anxious. No one wants to miss out on anything. And the Internet is ...

    Leah - 25.07.16

  5. Weekly Roundup: Reactions to the expansion announcement

    ... of the traditions of the Booker, and I can understand some people feeling a bit miffed, but the world has changed and it no longer makes ... higher, but I think this is great news for UK readers—the people out there who are actually buying the books” The changes to ...

    Leah - 25.07.16

  6. Buy a book, save a shop

    ... by the Tinseltown stuff and has found the time to remind people that books are worth cherishing. Nicholls is a former bookseller and so ...

    Leah - 11.01.17

  7. Longlisted author Q&A: What has it been like to be longlisted?

    ... feels as if I'm in a prize draw with lots of clever, bookish people. NoViolet Bulawayo : It came as a shock as I had no ... Colm Tóibín : It is nice that some people liked the book.     ...

    Leah - 25.07.16

  8. Get shorty (says Ian McEwan)

    ... pages), has just won the New Zealand Post best fiction and people’s choice awards. Rather than spend the £7,500 prize money on cases of ...

    Leah - 06.12.16

  9. Welcome speeches from Jonathan Taylor CBE, Chairman of the Booker Prize Foundation and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

    ... literacy action hub in Middlesbrough where more than 40% of people are lacking in literacy skills. There, with local partners, we have got ... of the worst literacy problems in the country by bringing people together from all parts of the community – including local government, ...

    Julia - 25.07.16

  10. Welcome to the new-look Man Booker Prizes website

    ... of the prize by using tailored filters to find specific people, books, prizes or years. In our ‘What’s new’ section you ...

    SimonSingleton - 29.11.16