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2014/09/19 13:55
2014/09/19 13:55
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Robert Hughes, Germaine Greer, Barry Humphries and Clive James fall in TV's 20/20 hindsight. Robert Hughes, Germaine Greer, Barry Humphries and Clive James: if they were young guns today, they would...
2014/09/19 13:55
2014/09/19 13:55
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2014/09/18 13:13
2014/09/18 13:13
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So is it any wonder that at his book launch in Soho last night Booker Prize-winner Howard Jacobson wasn’t dancing around with excitement about being shortlisted again but rather the joy of being No 3...
2014/09/17 07:12
2014/09/17 07:12
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As with the original Star Wars trilogy, Bryan Singer's second X-Men movie is the best FREE TO AIR Brilliant Creatures: Germaine, Clive, Barry and Bob, ABC, 8.30pm Germaine Greer, Clive James,...
2014/09/16 09:28
2014/09/16 09:28
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In the late 1950s and �60s satirist Barry Humphries, art critic Robert Hughes, feminist Germaine Greer and poet, writer and broadcaster Clive James all left our shores and went on to become cultural...
2014/09/14 13:44
2014/09/14 13:44
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American novelists Josh Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler are on the short list for the Man Booker Prize. 2014 marks the first year that Americans have been eligible for the $85,000 award. • Joshua Ferris...
2014/09/13 23:38
2014/09/13 23:38
10d
Another winner was the publishing group Penguin Random House, whose imprints between them publish five of the six shortlisted novels. The only independent publisher on the list is Serpent’s Tail,...
2014/09/13 22:21
2014/09/13 22:21
10d
Revenge is a work of art for Liberty: Model used husband's affair with Kristen Stewart as inspiration for TV show It seems Liberty Ross likes her revenge ice-cold, having decided to use her ill-fated...
2014/09/13 22:12
2014/09/13 22:12
10d
At the age of 72 Howard Jacobson is clinging on to his natural pessimism in the face of persistent provocation. It may be difficult, but Jacobson is in for the long haul and will not be cheered up...
2014/09/12 21:38
2014/09/12 21:38
11d
Corte Madera author Tania Malik, who spoke to Georgia Rowe recently about her novel, "Three Bargains," was deep into the voluptuous pleasures of Eleanor Catton's "The Luminaries" (Little, Brown, $27)...
2014/09/12 14:42
2014/09/12 14:42
11d
In the year the Man Booker prize threw wide the doors to writers from all over the globe, there were fears it would be dominated by US authors. The shortlist, unveiled earlier this week, did feature...
2014/09/10 18:27
2014/09/10 18:27
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Two American authors make shortlist for Man Booker prize LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. writers captured only two of the six places on the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced on Tuesday, easing...
2014/09/10 13:13
2014/09/10 13:13
13d
... took them three hours and 40 minutes, which I think is a record,” said Ion Trewin, convener of the prize. It turned out that Kingsworth’s The Wake, an extraordinary novel set in the 11th century,...
2014/09/09 14:46
2014/09/09 14:46
14d
Writer Richard Flanagan. Photo: Luis Enrique Ascui Richard Flanagan is the only Australian writer on the longlist for the Man Booker Prize, which has this year been opened up to writers of any...
2014/09/09 13:42
2014/09/09 13:42
14d
This was the year the Americans were coming – but they weren't the ones we were expecting. Donna Tartt didn't even make it to the longlist, and now the Booker judges have passed over grandees Richard...
2014/09/08 17:09
2014/09/08 17:09
15d
What if a painting was a camera with an endless roll of film, which photographed everyone who stood in front of it? Looking at this picture, I thought: well, the last person on the roll is me. The...
2014/09/06 12:42
2014/09/06 12:42
17d
A succession of serious novels with the worthiest of pedigrees, some of them already in the shops, will each be attempting to attract the attention of readers, critics and, ultimately, of prize...
2014/09/01 16:20
2014/09/01 16:20
22d
The Independent’s Problem With The Jews In The Lobby NOT all Jews are Israelis, just as not all Anglicans are English, not all Muslism are from the Isamic State in the Levant and not all Catholics...
2014/08/31 19:37
2014/08/31 19:37
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They dissolved, that was the best way of putting it, they gradually came apart like a cardboard box that had been left out in the rain. Just occasionally a woman told him he was too serious,...
2014/08/29 21:16
2014/08/29 21:16
25d
The longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize contains many surprises, starting with the revelation that chief judge and highbrow philosopher A.C. Grayling enjoys blokey books of "chuck-lit"...
2014/08/23 00:49
2014/08/23 00:49
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Howard Jacobson: ‘Confident people don’t write novels’ Writers are never certain, says the novelist, but winning the Man Booker Prize gave him the confidence to radically depart from his trusted style...
2014/09/19 13:55
2014/09/19 13:55
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