And the 2014 Booker goes to… an Australian!

Congratulations, Richard Flanagan! You are now £50,000 richer, and I hope earning more than that in book sales this week. Your publisher is currently printing thousands of stickers to remind readersRead more »

National Book Awards shortlists announced

The National Book Awards has revealed its shortlists for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature. Fiction shortlist: An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine (Grove Press) All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Scribner) Redeployment by PhilRead more »