Booker Prize-2019

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Author Lucy Ellmann on her first essay collection Things Are Against Us, and envisioning a world led by women
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Author Lucy Ellmann on her first essay collection Things Are Against Us, and envisioning a world led by women

In an interview with Firstpost, Ellmann talks about Virginia Woolf being among her biggest inspirations, why Trump is "one of the biggest failures of all time", and more

Booker Prize 2019 jointly awarded to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo for patriarchy-dismantling novels
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Booker Prize 2019 jointly awarded to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo for patriarchy-dismantling novels

Bernardine Evaristo is the first black woman to win the Booker Prize, while Atwood has previously won for 2000's The Blind Assassin.

Man Booker Prize nominated writer Lucy Ellmann: 'I don't consider originality such an outlandish aim for a novelist'
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Man Booker Prize nominated writer Lucy Ellmann: 'I don't consider originality such an outlandish aim for a novelist'

In an interview with Firstpost, Man Booker-nominated writer Lucy Ellmann talks about her latest book, Ducks, Newburyport, her need for a "second loo", and why she prefers Anne Elliot's story over Elizabeth Bennet's.

Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honour
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Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honour

Former Booker winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are in the running for the literary honour for Quichotte and The Testaments respectively.

Booker Prize Longlist 2019: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among those nominated for literary award
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Booker Prize Longlist 2019: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among those nominated for literary award

Also nominated for the Booker is Lucy Ellmann for Ducks, Newburyport which consists of a single sentence, a stream-of-consciousness written over a 1000 pages.