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The longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize was announced today, 24 th July. The list included John Lanchester’s THE WALL (Faber & Faber), a dystopian tale of climate change, populism, and immigration dubbed ‘an unsettling, compulsive and brilliant portrait of powerlessness’ by the FT.

John Lanchester is...

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UA authors have turned out in force on The Times 100 Best Books for Summer 2019 - here are the ten authors that The Times think you want to spend your summer holiday reading:

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Photograph: Edge Hill University

The longlist for 13th Edge Hill University Short Story Prize, the only UK based award to recognise excellence in a single authored short story collection, includes TURBULENCE by David Szalay!

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Photograph: Desmond Elliott Prize

Congratulations to Anna Mackmin on being shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2019! Alan Hollinghurst, Chair of Judges, described DEVOURED as an "exuberant and technically inventive debut... [Mackmin] shows us the variously pompous, randy and self-deluded adults in a 1970s Norfolk commune through the eyes of drolly observant child on the cusp of puberty. DEVOURED is absorbing, unnerving and extremely funny.”

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