Man Booker Prize

Man Booker Prize Winner Announced

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

The American revolution that opened this year's Man Booker Prize to US novelists ended with a win for Australian Richard Flanagan and his book, The Na...

Fiona Shaw in 'The Testament of Mary', Barbican Centre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The Testament of Mary is quite something. Dramatic, moving and beautifully acted by Fiona Shaw, it is unequivocally one of the best shows in town right now.

Pale, Stale and Male: Literary Prizes and the Battle for Gender Equality

Beulah Maud Devaney | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Beulah Maud Devaney

It looks like bookish feminists are winning the war on the pale, stale and male literary establishment.

Jessica Elgot

10 Reasons Why Hilary Mantel Might Be Right About Kate Middleton

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

Hilary Mantel's piece contains some harsh words about the Duchess of Cambridge, but lost in the media furore over phrases like "plastic princess" and ...

Hilary Mantel Favourite To Win Costa Prize

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2013 | Home

Critics favourite Hilary Mantel is expected to pick up another prize tonight for her best-seller, 'Bring Up The Bodies', at the Costa Book Awards. ...

Booker Shortlist Announced

Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2012 has been announced. The six novels in with a chance of winning this year's prize are: Tan Twan Eng - The G...

Tony Parsons: Why I Write

Jason Holmes | Posted 20.10.2012 | Home
Jason Holmes

"We all have multiple identities," says Tony Parsons when I ask him whether he feels more of an Englishman or a Londoner, "but I certainly feel like I'm both. But I also feel British.

From Paper to Screen - the Story of the Adapted Screenplay

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

What if the Lord of the Rings was never made into a trilogy? What if the Harry Potter series never saw a screen audience? If you are one of the many who consider these movies milestones in filmmaking, then you might also agree that these were great books too.

Booker Prize 2012 Longlist Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 31.07.2012 | Home

The Man Booker Prize longlist for 2012 has been announced, and we're already excited. It's great to see some old favourites in there (hello, Will S...

Man Booker Nominated Snowdrops: A.D. Miller's Debut Novel

Crane.tv | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Crane.tv

Miller claims that journalism and fiction are two different kinds of writing obviously, but the challenges remain pretty much the same for both disciplines. Adding that journalism is a very good training for writing fictions: according to him it makes a writer better and more efficient.

Midnight Murakami

Lucy Scholes | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Scholes

Tuesday was both Man Booker Prize day (read my account of the controversy, the Cape party and even a few words from Julian Barnes himself here) and the publication date of Books One and Two of Haruki Murakami's long awaited new novel, 1Q84.

So Who's The Favourite To Win The Man Booker Prize?

PA | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

Julian Barnes is favourite to finally claim one of the literary world's most prestigious prizes when the winner of this year's Man Booker Prize is ann...