Hilary Mantel ready to complete trilogy of Cromwell novels

Entertainment 05/22/19, 07:04

British author Hilary Mantel is ready to complete her million-selling trilogy of Thomas Cromwell novels.Henry Holt and Company announced Wednesday that "The Mirror & the Light" comes out in the U.S. on March 10, 2020, five days after HarperCollins Publishers releases it in the U.K. The first two Cromwell novels, ...

Zadie Smith, Anna Burns among winners of critics prizes

Entertainment 03/14/19, 19:21

Anna Burns' "Milkman," winner last fall of the Man Booker Prize, has been awarded the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction. Zadie Smith won the criticism prize for her essay collection "Feel Free."Steve Coll's book on the CIA, "Directorate S," was the nonfiction winner, and Nora Krug's "Belonging: A ...

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 ...

Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale ‘Milkman’

Entertainment 10/16/18, 17:15

Anna Burns won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence.Burns is the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the 50,000-pound ($66,000) prize, which is open to English-language authors ...

Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner among Man Booker finalists

Entertainment 09/20/18, 05:59

A novel in verse and a story about trees and the people who love them are among six finalists announced Thursday for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.U.K. poet Robin Robertson's verse novel about violence and social division in contemporary America, "The Long Take," and U.S. novelist Richard Powers' ...

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