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Congratulations to Richard Flanagan, winner of the coveted Man Booker Prize for his novel The Narrow Road to the North. Watch his powerful acceptance speech (a must for bibliophiles), or read an interview the author gave about the novel here.

Young Translation Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to Eleanor Collins who was announced as the winner of the Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize 2014 at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Saturday.
The announcement was made following a special translation duel event between judges Shaun Whiteside and Sally-Ann Spencer, chaired by Karen Leeder.

More information here.

o view the full shortlist, visit the Man Booker website here.

clooneyGeorge Clooney to direct film adaptation of Hack Attack.

'This has all the elements – lying, corruption, blackmail – at the highest levels of government by the biggest newspaper in London,” Clooney said in a statement. “And the fact that it’s true is the best part. Nick is a brave and stubborn reporter and we consider it an honor to put his book to film.’

For more on Hack Attack, visit Nick Davies's website here.

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