Booker Prize for fiction secures new financial backer

Entertainment 02/27/19, 19:06

Britain's leading literary award, the Booker Prize, has found a new financial backer after its sponsor of almost two decades pulled out.Prize trustees said Thursday the Crankstart Foundation will become the sponsor in June. The charity was founded by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Michael Moritz and his wife, writer Harriet ...

Prestigious Man Booker fiction prize loses its main sponsor

Entertainment 01/29/19, 08:46

Britain's leading literary award, the Man Booker Prize, faces uncertainty after its main financial backer announced it is ending its sponsorship after almost two decades.Investment manager Man Group PLC says it will stop funding the Man Booker and Man Booker International prizes after 2019. The firm says it has donated ...

Russian novel tells story of survival, love in Stalin’s camp

Entertainment 01/14/19, 11:13

Guzel Yakhina's grandmother was a little girl when Soviet agents burst into her home and deported the whole family to the frozen woods of Siberia. Decades later, she shared those memories with her granddaughter, telling her of immense suffering and death, but also of resilience.Out of those conversations, was born ...

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