• Friday
  • November 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:36am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 4183 for man booker prize

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    New Zealander Eleanor Catton the youngest Man Booker Prize winner

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the youngest Booker winner New Zealand author Eleanor Catton has become the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for The Luminaries, a novel set in her homeland in the 19th century that explores ... Catton's publisher Fergus Barrowman, of Victoria University Press, praised the Booker judges' vision in selecting the 832-page novel, the longest to ever win the prize. He said ...

  2. Booker prize goes for the big kill as unknowns dominate shortlist

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... In a year when A-list authors have produced below-par work, the judges have snubbed heavyweights and favoured newcomers in the Man Booker shortlist. 'This is giant killers' ... won the Booker in 2000 and has been shortlisted three times, now stands head and shoulders above the rest. British bookmaker William Hill has already made Atwood's futuristic novel, Oryx ...

  3. Fully booked for the year

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... the English department at Chinese University. 'We want them to be able to read the long and shortlisted books, as they do with our sister prize, the Man Booker, and to become caught up ... Although the prize can't compare with the US$30,000 awarded to winners of the Man Asian Literary Prize, the Bickleys' venture serves as a catalyst. 'This prize is unusual because ...

  4. Carey on criticising

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... an original voice without being elitist and attacks revered scribes such as Virginia Woolf and W.B. Yeats for failing to meet those standards. As chairman of judges for the Man Booker Prize last year, ... that justifies cheating an elderly friend out of his house. 'You might say on one hand that it's disgraceful that the Booker Prize should go to someone like that. But in my opinion you give ...

  5. She's all write

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kavitha Rao

    ... Booker Prize winner is the youngest woman to win- and for only her second book, The Inheritance of Loss. How does she remain grounded? 'It's easy to stay humble, because writing ... in English who was three times nominated for the Booker Prize. They lived first in Britain and then in the US. She went to high school in Massachusetts and then attended Columbia University. Her ...

  6. Strangers

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Strangers by Anita Brookner Penguin, HK$121 Anita Brookner has the dubious distinction of being the shortest winner of the Booker Prize. I don't mean to suggest ... the clever, cultured but disconnected Paul with the man she once loved. Brookner writes with spare grace and psychological insight. Sturgis is a tortured soul, but mainly by thoughts of talking about ...

  7. A Brief History of The Man Booker Prize

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd 1969 P.H. Newby's Something to Answer For wins the first Booker-McConnell Prize. Aiming to reward the best novel of the year by a citizen of the Commonwealth ... as the 'Booker of Bookers'. 1982 Thomas Keneally wins with Schindler's Ark. 1989 John Banville is shortlisted for The Body of Evidence. The prize goes to Kazuo Ishiguro for The Remains ...

  8. News - World - LITERATURE

    Malaysian author Tash Aw's novel up for Man Booker prize

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Malaysian author's novel up for Man Booker prize The latest book by award-winning Malaysian lawyer Tash Aw, Five Star Billionaire, is among the books named in the longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize. It offers a rare insight into the booming world of Shanghai business and the main characters are Malaysian-Chinese who go to Shanghai to make money. ...

  9. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Hilary Mantel wrote herself into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and first Briton to win the coveted Man Booker prize for fiction twice with Bring ... the devastating effect depression can have on apparently stable people. As well as the prize money, the winner of the Man Booker prize awarded to an author from the Commonwealth, Zimbabwe or Ireland ...

  10. How to Write Fiction

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is natural'. Wise words from a Man Booker prize winner. ...




SCMP.com Account