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2013

Weekly Roundup: A winner, a...

So convinced was Lydia Davis that she would not be the winner of the Man Booker International

Weekly Roundup: Lydia Davis...

Press reaction to a prize is always interesting to watch. The reporting of Lydia Davis winning

Lydia Davis wins the Man...

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"I was recently denied a writing prize because they said I was lazy." runs one of Lydia Davis's

Man Booker International...

Seven of the 10 authors contesting the Man Booker International Prize were in town ahead of the

Weekly Roundup: various...

Another first for Hilary Mantel (the words almost speak themselves by now). This week she sat

The Man Booker...

Montage image of Man Booker International Prize finalists
The waiting is almost over. Three months on from the announcement of the list of finalists, we

Weekly Roundup: William...

In a salutary piece on the book trade website BookBrunch, Ed Handyside, the publishing director

Weekly Roundup: The double...

What do writers do when they're not writing? Andrew O'Hagan, a Man Booker shortlistee in 1999,

Weekly Roundup: What does...

It's official, Hilary Mantel is more than just a writer. The serial Man Booker winner has just

Weekly Roundup: Prizes,...

It has been a bewilderingly busy week for anyone who follows literary prizes. Not only have the