Man Booker 2016: Part One

Monday 5 September 2016 by

As I do every year, I try to read the whole Man Booker Prize longlist before the shortlist is announced. That means 13 books in a...

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Bailey’s Prize Shortlist...

Thursday 14 April 2016 by

So the Bailey’s Prize shortlist has been announced, and it looks pretty damn good (although I’ll be totally honest – I’m sad that The...

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The Man Booker 2015 Shortlist

Tuesday 15 September 2015 by

That’s it! The Man Booker 2015 shortlist is here! The top six books have made it through… A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon...

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The Bailey’s Prize 2015:...

Sunday 19 April 2015 by

If I didn’t have enough bookclubs, I thought I would add another to the list! At work we have decided to read the Bailey’s Prize...

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George Saunders Wins The Folio...

Thursday 13 March 2014 by

Last Monday heralded the announcement of the winner of the inaugural Folio Prize – a prize open to all works of fiction written...

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The Diagram Prize for the Odde...

Saturday 22 February 2014 by

In the gamut of literary prizes we are bedazzled with, it is the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year that holds a...

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Costa Book of the Year

Wednesday 29 January 2014 by

As if I haven’t already mentioned, the Costa book awards (all of them) always produce some top-class winners. And every year,...

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The Costa Short Story Awards

Thursday 23 January 2014 by

Costa are not only experts at coffee, but also picking some pretty awesome books and stories for their literary awards. And the Costa...

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