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Booker Prize Shortlist Released; Was NPR's Y.A. List Too White?

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-11

Today in books and publishing: E-books are already cheaper; a new Oxford American editor; Hilary Mantel aims for her second Booker Prize; diversity in NPR's Top 100 Y.A. novels is lacking.  NPR's Y.A. canon called out for lack of diversity....
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Man Booker Prize short­list announced

The Washington Post – 2012-09-11

The short­list for Britain’s most prestigious literary award, the Man Booker Prize, was announced Tuesday in London. Last year, the judges were criticized for favoring books that were “merely” popular or enjoyable. Predictably, this year...
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Booker shines spotlight on indie publishers

BBC – 2012-09-19

Booker novel shines spotlight on indie publishing
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Man Booker sales boost, but down on 2011

The Bookseller – 2012-09-19

Sales of the six novels in contention for the Man Booker Prize trebled week-on-week following the...
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Books bloggers are harming literature, warns Booker prize head judge

Guardian – 2012-09-25

Peter Stothard, chair of this year's Booker prize judges, says the mass of online opinion about books could kill off literary criticismThe chair of this year's Man Booker prize judges has warned that blogging is drowning out serious criticism, to...
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Why book bloggers are critical to literary criticism

Guardian – 2012-09-26

Booker prize head judge Peter Stothard says book blogs harm literature, but a blog can explore a work at length and give coverage to books other than the newly publishedYesterday Sir Peter Stothard, editor of the Times Literary Supplement and chair...
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Mantel bookies' favourite to win Booker

The Bookseller – 2012-10-16

Hilary Mantel, winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize, has been picked as the favourite to win 2012...
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Booker Prize nominee Tan Twan Eng talks about his novel 'The Garden of Evening Mists'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-16

Malaysian writer Tan Twan Eng: how to write historical novels that are also timeless.
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Hilary Mantel wins Man Booker Prize

CBC – 2012-10-17

Hilary Mantel has won the Man Booker Prize, the £50,000 ($80,000) award that is one of the world's most prestigious prizes for a novel in English, for Bring Up the Bodies, the second in her trilogy of novels about Thomas Cromwell.
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Hilary Mantel wins second Man Booker Prize

Salon.com – 2012-10-17

The novelist won for "Bring Up the Bodies," sequel to "Wolf Hall," which also won the award
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Hilary Mantel’s Heart of Stone

Slate – 2012-10-17

Hilary Mantel won the Man Booker prize today, making her the first woman and the first Briton to win the prize twice. Three years ago, Mantel won the prize for Wolf Hall; today, she won the prize for its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies. The trilogy is...
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HC plans Booker-winner reprint

The Bookseller – 2012-10-17

HarperCollins is to reprint 100,000 copies of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning...
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Hilary Mantel wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Bring Up the Bodies' (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-17

Hilary Mantel is the first woman and only Briton to win the Booker Prize twice.
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Hilary Does It Again, First British Double Booker Winner

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-17

Hilary Mantel has been named the winner of the 2012 Man Booker Price for her novel, Bring Up The Bodies, making her the first British author to win the prestigious award twice.
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Man Asian Literary Prize loses funding

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-19

The Man Group, which also sponsors the Man Booker Prize, has withdrawn its support from the Man Asian Literary Prize, which will be unable to go on after this year if another sponsor isn't found.
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Cole tops charts as Mantel nets Man Booker boost

The Bookseller – 2012-10-23

Singer Cheryl Cole, who rose to fame on ITV's "Popstars: The Rivals", has topped...
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Mantel helps HC to 'best week since 2008'

The Bookseller – 2012-10-24

HarperCollins has released the digital figures of its Man Booker Prize-winning titles Wolf Hall...
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Barnes, Miller, Obreht on IMPAC longlist

The Bookseller – 2012-11-12

Andrew Miller's Costa Prize-winning novel Pure and Julian Barnes' Man Booker-winner The...
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Narcopolis on DSC shortlist

The Bookseller – 2012-11-21

Jeet Thayil’s Man Booker-shortlisted novel Narcopolis (Faber) has reached the shortlist for...
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Macfarlane to chair Booker judges

The Bookseller – 2012-11-21

Robert Macfarlane is to chair the judging panel for the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction....
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