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The Man Booker Prizes

The Man Booker Prizes
Feature The energising of Hilary Mantel In a fascinating interview this week the Man Booker grandee Hilary Mantel explained how the experience of adapting Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies for the stage has “energised” her. more » Roth's Relief In an extraordinarily candid interview, Philip Roth, Man Booker International Prize winner in 2011, shared his thoughts some five years after deciding never to write another novel. more » News

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Congratulations to Sofie Laguna, winner of the 2015 Miles Franklin Award - Allen & Unwin - Australia Allen & Unwin are absolutely thrilled to announce that Sofie Laguna has won Australia's most prestigious literary prize - the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award for her mesmerising novel The Eye of the Sheep. Commenting on behalf of the judging panel, State Library of New South Wales Mitchell Librarian, Richard Neville, commented that 'the power of this finely crafted novel lies in its raw, high-energy, coruscating language which is the world of young Jimmy Flick, who sees everything. But his manic x-ray perceptions don't correspond with the way others see his world. His older brother understands him some of the time, and his mother almost all of the time, but other people, including his violent father, just see him as difficult. Weathering successive waves of domestic violence, Jimmy navigates his way through the shoals of alcohol-abuse, illness and tragedy that swamp his parents, and ultimately reaches the possibility of equanimity.

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1000 novels everyone must read: the definitive list Selected by the Guardian's Review team and a panel of expert judges, this list includes only novels – no memoirs, no short stories, no long poems – from any decade and in any language. Originally published in thematic supplements – love, crime, comedy, family and self, state of the nation, science fiction and fantasy, war and travel – they appear here for the first time in a single list. Feel we've left off a crucial book? Email to us with your nomination and an explanation in no more than 150 words at review@guardian.co.uk, or post your submission to The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, by 4 February.

All Nobel Prizes in Literature The Nobel Prize in Literature 1977 Vicente Aleixandre "for a creative poetic writing which illuminates man's condition in the cosmos and in present-day society, at the same time representing the great renewal of the traditions of Spanish poetry between the wars" Mysterious Benedict Society - Home © and ™ Little, Brown Books For Young Readers. All Rights Reserved.Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

Hugo Awards by Year The Hugo Awards The Official Site of The Hugo Awards Skip to content Hugo Awards by Year The links below give the Hugo Award finalists and winners for past years. HTML Sitemap Generator One Click Site Mapping PowerMapper is an automatic sitemap creation and content auditing tool for website owners, information architects, SEOs and web developers. It is used in more than 50 countries, by 30% of the Fortune 100, and major organizations like NASA and MIT.

Everything Chick Lit: Little Black Dress Just Look At Me Now tells us about Tia, a perfectly turned out, glamorous Beauty Editor at the prestigious Platinum magazine. From her sleek brunette hair to her perfectly made up face and enviable figure, no one could suspect that Tia had led anything other than a blessed life. Tia has secrets she is determined to hide. Unlike her present self, Tia used to be Barbs, a fat girl, alienated from her peers by her looks and clumsiness, as much as her scholarship status at the private school she attended. She has gone through a lot to give herself the perfect makeover, not only changing everything about the persona she projects, but also giving herself a different name to ensure that no one discovers her secret.

Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate, 2012- Photo by Nancy Crampton On June 10, 2013, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced the appointment of Natasha Trethewey to second term as the Library's Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2013-2014.

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