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  • Man Booker International Prize 2015 shortlist

    March 24th, 2015

    Alain-Mabanckou

    The Man Booker International Prize 2015 finalists have been announced! The ten authors on the list are: - César Aira (Argentina) - Hoda Barakat (Lebanon) - Maryse Condé (Guadeloupe) - Mia Couto (Mozambique) - Amitav Ghosh (India) - Fanny Howe (United States of America) - Ibrahim al-Koni (Libya) - László Krasznahorkai (Hungary) - Alain Mabanckou (Republic of Congo) - Marlene van...

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  • The Philosopher and the Window Cleaner

    February 27th, 2015

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    Alex Christofi, author of Glass, tells us about the odd couple that inspired a relationship in his debut novel. In my first novel, Glass, my main character strikes up a friendship with his live-in landlord, a man known only as the Steppenwolf. The Steppenwolf is a recluse, who shuts himself...

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  • A glittering, dangerous edge: Jean-Patrick’s The Gunman and Fatale

    February 27th, 2015

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    Next month we’re bringing out two classic Jean-Patrick Manchette novels, The Gunman and Fatale. Assistant editor Nick Sheerin explains what it is that makes them so intricate and compelling, and what sets them apart from other noir fiction. Noir: it’s called that for a reason. Those short staccato sentences. Characters...

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  • Win our A/W ’15 Fiction Collection

    February 27th, 2015

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    Imagine these beauties sashaying down the catwalk at London Fashion Week… Twice a year, in time for our sales conferences, we print select upcoming titles months before their publication date. These proofs get sent to press and bloggers, people we think could become advocates of the titles. Let us introduce...

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    Events

  • Sarah Perry at York Literature Festival

    Friday 27th March

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    Festival Book Club: After Me Comes The Flood Friday 27th March | 11.30am – 12.30pm Temple Hall, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX Sarah Perry’s debut After Me Comes The Flood was critically acclaimed in 2013. The story tells a strange, unsettling tale of a man,...

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  • The Moth at the Union Chapel

    Monday 13th April

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    The Moth returns to London for their second MainStage event, presented by Times+. Hosted by Dan Kennedy Stories by Bisi Alimi Sara Barron Jung Chang Christina Lamb among others The Moth has presented more than three thousand stories, told live and without notes, to standing- room-only crowds worldwide. The Moth...

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