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Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange with rumoured beau Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange with rumoured beau Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner did little to quash romance rumours with basketball ace Devin Booker as they shared a flirty exchange under her latest Instagram post

Read full article: Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange wi...→
The Sunday Times best new historical novels for August 2020

The Sunday Times best new historical novels for August 2020

The much-praised Australian author Kate Grenville has written several novels about early European settlers in her country, most notably the Booker-shortlisted [...]

Read full article: The Sunday Times best new historical nov...→
At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read | Candice Carty-Williams

At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read | Candice Carty-Williams

This list is remarkably different to past years, featuring several black authors and debut female writers. And yes, Hilary Mantel

Read full article: At last, a Booker prize longlist I want ...→
Two friends, both up for the Booker prize: 'We are exploring what it means to feel alien'

Two friends, both up for the Booker prize: 'We are exploring what it means to feel alien'

Brandon Taylor and C Pam Zhang, whose debuts are longlisted for this year’s Booker, talk about their close friendship, learning to write and dealing with grief

Read full article: Two friends, both up for the Booker priz...→
DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from life because of one mistake'

DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from life because of one mistake'

The hellraiser turned Booker prize winner on the infantilising nature of the internet, his favourite reading choices and why second chances are so important

Read full article: DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from l...→
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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – a rare and gritty debut

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – a rare and gritty debut

This Booker-longlisted tale of poverty and addiction in 1980s Scotland offers deep insight into the relationship between a child and a substance-abusing parent

Read full article: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – ...→

Booker 2020: A look at the longlist - Catholic Herald

The novels are, no matter where they come from, true fiction in that they all deal with universal themes: as such, so many links can be made between them.

Read full article: Booker 2020: A look at the longlist - Ca...→
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Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlist

Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlist

Thirteen novels have made the longlist, which will be whittled down to six in September.

Read full article: Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlis...→
Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA with beau Eyal Booker in Cannes

Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA with beau Eyal Booker in Cannes

American beauty Delilah highlighted her enviable model frame in a purple bikini as she soaked up the sun alongside her love at the luxury Hôtel Barrière Majest [...]

Read full article: Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA wi...→
‘May God and literature forgive you’: the masterpieces snubbed by the Booker Prize

‘May God and literature forgive you’: the masterpieces snubbed by the Booker Prize

Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy is one of 20th century's best novels – but the Booker judges ignored it. Why do they keep making mistakes?

Read full article: ‘May God and literature forgive you’: th...→
Eyal Booker celebrates one-year anniversary with Delilah Belle Hamlin

Eyal Booker celebrates one-year anniversary with Delilah Belle Hamlin

The Love Island star, 24, penned a lengthy post admitting the circumstances around the occasion 'weren't ideal,' as he shared a gallery of snaps from his relat [...]

Read full article: Eyal Booker celebrates one-year annivers...→
How biased algorithms perpetuate inequality

How biased algorithms perpetuate inequality

Throughout the world, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to help make decisions about healthcare, loans, criminal sentences and job applic [...]

Read full article: How biased algorithms perpetuate inequal...→
Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road trip to Arizona with pal Devin Booker'

Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road trip to Arizona with pal Devin Booker'

Model Kendall Jenner reportedly headed out on a 14-hour round trip from Los Angeles to Sedona, Arizona with basketball player Devin Booker

Read full article: Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road...→
Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too close for comfort

Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too close for comfort

The darkly riveting relationship between teenage siblings is explored in a gothic tale from the Booker-shortlisted author

Read full article: Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too cl...→
Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real Life by Brandon Taylor; Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real Life by Brandon Taylor; Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Real Life by Brandon TaylorDaunt Books £9.99, ebook £5.69 pp336It’s been a good year for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop: Brandon Taylor is one of three graduates f [...]

Read full article: Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real ...→
Scots novelist reveals he was victim of brutal homophobic attack

Scots novelist reveals he was victim of brutal homophobic attack

BOOKER-longlisted novelist Douglas Stuart has revealed that he was brutally attacked in Pollok when he was 15. Speaking to the Herald Magazine about…

Read full article: Scots novelist reveals he was victim of ...→
How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian upbringing inspired Booker-nominated Shuggie Bain

How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian upbringing inspired Booker-nominated Shuggie Bain

As he wandered through Manhattan, the boy from the Sighthill flats in Glasgow could just about see through his tears enough to make out a dream coming true on [...]

Read full article: How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian up...→
Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Smith’s fictional series, the ‘seasons’, ends with a novel that’s both playful and profound. The Booker judges have missed an obvious trick

Read full article: Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final f...→
Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up display with Eyal Booker

Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up display with Eyal Booker

American beauty Delilah, 22, looked sensational in a skimpy black swimsuit as they relaxed at their luxury resort, Hôtel Barrière Majestic Cannes.

Read full article: Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up ...→
Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared my ambivalence towards motherhood'

Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared my ambivalence towards motherhood'

Her venomous debut novel about a fraught mother/daughter relationship shocked India - and now it’s challenging Hilary Mantel

Read full article: Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared...→
Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Booker Prize as longlist revealed

Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Booker Prize as longlist revealed

Dame Hilary Mantel could win her third Man Booker Prize after being named among 13 candidates longlisted for this year's literary award. Eight of the finalists [...]

Read full article: Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Book...→
Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker prize

Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker prize

Hilary Mantel could become the first author to win a third Booker Prize after making the long-list for a fourth time.She won for the first two volumes in her t [...]

Read full article: Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker pr...→
Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet the change‑makers shaping the culture of tomorrow

Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet the change‑makers shaping the culture of tomorrow

THE POET Theresa Lola@theresa_lolaWhen a Booker prize-winning author offers to write your university reference, you know you’re in good company. “Bernardine is [...]

Read full article: Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet ...→
A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker Prize - why do they keep getting it wrong?

A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker Prize - why do they keep getting it wrong?

Vikram Seth's novel is one of 20th century's best novels – but the judges ignored it. We look at the masterpieces snubbed by the prize

Read full article: A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker...→
Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so many turning to classic novels?

Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so many turning to classic novels?

As sales of literary heavyweights soar, Booker winner Penelope Lively says that getting lost in a good book is now more relevant than it has ever been

Read full article: Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so m...→
Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with claim about suburban women

Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with claim about suburban women

Senator Cory Booker accused President Trump of racism for his claim suburban women would vote for him because he ended a low income housing program.

Read full article: Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with c...→
The Chair by Claire Booker

The Chair by Claire Booker

Something wired about her face makes me stop scrolling down. I’m sucked into those eyes, the dark shine of her skin; the expression I can’t quite place.... She [...]

Read full article: The Chair by Claire Booker...→
Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to be looking at yourself or other people'

Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to be looking at yourself or other people'

Ahead of her latest, unnerving novel Sisters, the youngest ever author shortlisted for the Booker discusses her fascination with horror, family and growing up [...]

Read full article: Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to...→
Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic horror tale by the youngest person to make a Booker shortlist

Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic horror tale by the youngest person to make a Booker shortlist

Daisy Johnson is the youngest novelist to have been shortlisted for the Booker prize. She made it to the final half dozen in 2018, aged 27, with her debut, Eve [...]

Read full article: Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic...→
The seven staycationer tribes to look out for this summer

The seven staycationer tribes to look out for this summer

With 14 million Brits set to take their summer holidays at home, it's time to ask yourself: are you an unhappy camper or a smug pre-booker?

Read full article: The seven staycationer tribes to look ou...→

A book about 1980s Glasgow is set to be a big hit in Scotland. But US critics noticed it first – Brian Ferguson

Shuggie Bain, longlisted for the Booker Prize and lauded by critics in the US, tells the story of a boy growing up in Glasgow with an alcoholic mother in the 1 [...]

Read full article: A book about 1980s Glasgow is set to be ...→
Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize as 2020 longlist announced

Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize as 2020 longlist announced

Author of the Thomas Cromwell trilogy vies with 12 other contenders in a field marked by a high number of debuts

Read full article: Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize ...→
Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide

Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide

The US has proved an overwhelmingly dominant force in this year’s Booker longlist, says Susannah Goldsbrough

Read full article: Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide...→
Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild essay competition

Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild essay competition

In honour of Booker prizewinner Bernardine Evaristo’s guest edit, Style is collaborating with the Black Writers’ Guild to launch an exciting new competition fo [...]

Read full article: Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild e...→
Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as son and wife announce pregnancy

Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as son and wife announce pregnancy

Jazz singer Natalie, 33, is expecting a daughter in October with husband Zafar, son of the Booker Prize-winning author

Read full article: Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as ...→

Video: Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA star Devin Booker | Daily Mail Online

Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA star Devin Booker on a 'quarantine road trip' from Los Angeles, California to Sedona, Arizona. Devin was once dating Kendall's [...]

Read full article: Video: Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA s...→
Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Kendall Jenner?

Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Kendall Jenner?

DEVIN Booker is renowned as one of the finest young talents in basketball. But with sport currently taking a hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is his [...]

Read full article: Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Ken...→
Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with claim about suburban women

Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with claim about suburban women

Senator Cory Booker accused President Trump of racism for his claim suburban women would vote for him because he ended a low income housing program.

Read full article: Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with c...→
Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too close for comfort

Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too close for comfort

The darkly riveting relationship between teenage siblings is explored in a gothic tale from the Booker-shortlisted author

Read full article: Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too cl...→
The Sunday Times best new historical novels for August 2020

The Sunday Times best new historical novels for August 2020

The much-praised Australian author Kate Grenville has written several novels about early European settlers in her country, most notably the Booker-shortlisted [...]

Read full article: The Sunday Times best new historical nov...→
Scots novelist reveals he was victim of brutal homophobic attack

Scots novelist reveals he was victim of brutal homophobic attack

BOOKER-longlisted novelist Douglas Stuart has revealed that he was brutally attacked in Pollok when he was 15. Speaking to the Herald Magazine about…

Read full article: Scots novelist reveals he was victim of ...→
Two friends, both up for the Booker prize: 'We are exploring what it means to feel alien'

Two friends, both up for the Booker prize: 'We are exploring what it means to feel alien'

Brandon Taylor and C Pam Zhang, whose debuts are longlisted for this year’s Booker, talk about their close friendship, learning to write and dealing with grief

Read full article: Two friends, both up for the Booker priz...→
Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic horror tale by the youngest person to make a Booker shortlist

Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic horror tale by the youngest person to make a Booker shortlist

Daisy Johnson is the youngest novelist to have been shortlisted for the Booker prize. She made it to the final half dozen in 2018, aged 27, with her debut, Eve [...]

Read full article: Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic...→
Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Smith’s fictional series, the ‘seasons’, ends with a novel that’s both playful and profound. The Booker judges have missed an obvious trick

Read full article: Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final f...→
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – a rare and gritty debut

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – a rare and gritty debut

This Booker-longlisted tale of poverty and addiction in 1980s Scotland offers deep insight into the relationship between a child and a substance-abusing parent

Read full article: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – ...→

A book about 1980s Glasgow is set to be a big hit in Scotland. But US critics noticed it first – Brian Ferguson

Shuggie Bain, longlisted for the Booker Prize and lauded by critics in the US, tells the story of a boy growing up in Glasgow with an alcoholic mother in the 1 [...]

Read full article: A book about 1980s Glasgow is set to be ...→
Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared my ambivalence towards motherhood'

Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared my ambivalence towards motherhood'

Her venomous debut novel about a fraught mother/daughter relationship shocked India - and now it’s challenging Hilary Mantel

Read full article: Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared...→
Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize as 2020 longlist announced

Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize as 2020 longlist announced

Author of the Thomas Cromwell trilogy vies with 12 other contenders in a field marked by a high number of debuts

Read full article: Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize ...→
Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker prize

Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker prize

Hilary Mantel could become the first author to win a third Booker Prize after making the long-list for a fourth time.She won for the first two volumes in her t [...]

Read full article: Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker pr...→
Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA with beau Eyal Booker in Cannes

Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA with beau Eyal Booker in Cannes

American beauty Delilah highlighted her enviable model frame in a purple bikini as she soaked up the sun alongside her love at the luxury Hôtel Barrière Majest [...]

Read full article: Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA wi...→
Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild essay competition

Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild essay competition

In honour of Booker prizewinner Bernardine Evaristo’s guest edit, Style is collaborating with the Black Writers’ Guild to launch an exciting new competition fo [...]

Read full article: Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild e...→
A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker Prize - why do they keep getting it wrong?

A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker Prize - why do they keep getting it wrong?

Vikram Seth's novel is one of 20th century's best novels – but the judges ignored it. We look at the masterpieces snubbed by the prize

Read full article: A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker...→
‘May God and literature forgive you’: the masterpieces snubbed by the Booker Prize

‘May God and literature forgive you’: the masterpieces snubbed by the Booker Prize

Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy is one of 20th century's best novels – but the Booker judges ignored it. Why do they keep making mistakes?

Read full article: ‘May God and literature forgive you’: th...→
Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as son and wife announce pregnancy

Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as son and wife announce pregnancy

Jazz singer Natalie, 33, is expecting a daughter in October with husband Zafar, son of the Booker Prize-winning author

Read full article: Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as ...→
How biased algorithms perpetuate inequality

How biased algorithms perpetuate inequality

Throughout the world, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to help make decisions about healthcare, loans, criminal sentences and job applic [...]

Read full article: How biased algorithms perpetuate inequal...→
Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Kendall Jenner?

Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Kendall Jenner?

DEVIN Booker is renowned as one of the finest young talents in basketball. But with sport currently taking a hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is his [...]

Read full article: Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Ken...→
Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so many turning to classic novels?

Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so many turning to classic novels?

As sales of literary heavyweights soar, Booker winner Penelope Lively says that getting lost in a good book is now more relevant than it has ever been

Read full article: Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so m...→
Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange with rumoured beau Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange with rumoured beau Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner did little to quash romance rumours with basketball ace Devin Booker as they shared a flirty exchange under her latest Instagram post

Read full article: Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange wi...→
The Chair by Claire Booker

The Chair by Claire Booker

Something wired about her face makes me stop scrolling down. I’m sucked into those eyes, the dark shine of her skin; the expression I can’t quite place.... She [...]

Read full article: The Chair by Claire Booker...→
Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real Life by Brandon Taylor; Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real Life by Brandon Taylor; Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Real Life by Brandon TaylorDaunt Books £9.99, ebook £5.69 pp336It’s been a good year for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop: Brandon Taylor is one of three graduates f [...]

Read full article: Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real ...→
At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read | Candice Carty-Williams

At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read | Candice Carty-Williams

This list is remarkably different to past years, featuring several black authors and debut female writers. And yes, Hilary Mantel

Read full article: At last, a Booker prize longlist I want ...→
Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to be looking at yourself or other people'

Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to be looking at yourself or other people'

Ahead of her latest, unnerving novel Sisters, the youngest ever author shortlisted for the Booker discusses her fascination with horror, family and growing up [...]

Read full article: Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to...→
How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian upbringing inspired Booker-nominated Shuggie Bain

How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian upbringing inspired Booker-nominated Shuggie Bain

As he wandered through Manhattan, the boy from the Sighthill flats in Glasgow could just about see through his tears enough to make out a dream coming true on [...]

Read full article: How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian up...→
DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from life because of one mistake'

DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from life because of one mistake'

The hellraiser turned Booker prize winner on the infantilising nature of the internet, his favourite reading choices and why second chances are so important

Read full article: DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from l...→
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The seven staycationer tribes to look out for this summer

The seven staycationer tribes to look out for this summer

With 14 million Brits set to take their summer holidays at home, it's time to ask yourself: are you an unhappy camper or a smug pre-booker?

Read full article: The seven staycationer tribes to look ou...→
Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up display with Eyal Booker

Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up display with Eyal Booker

American beauty Delilah, 22, looked sensational in a skimpy black swimsuit as they relaxed at their luxury resort, Hôtel Barrière Majestic Cannes.

Read full article: Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up ...→

Booker 2020: A look at the longlist - Catholic Herald

The novels are, no matter where they come from, true fiction in that they all deal with universal themes: as such, so many links can be made between them.

Read full article: Booker 2020: A look at the longlist - Ca...→
  • #Booker
Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Booker Prize as longlist revealed

Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Booker Prize as longlist revealed

Dame Hilary Mantel could win her third Man Booker Prize after being named among 13 candidates longlisted for this year's literary award. Eight of the finalists [...]

Read full article: Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Book...→
Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlist

Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlist

Thirteen novels have made the longlist, which will be whittled down to six in September.

Read full article: Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlis...→
Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide

Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide

The US has proved an overwhelmingly dominant force in this year’s Booker longlist, says Susannah Goldsbrough

Read full article: Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide...→
Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet the change‑makers shaping the culture of tomorrow

Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet the change‑makers shaping the culture of tomorrow

THE POET Theresa Lola@theresa_lolaWhen a Booker prize-winning author offers to write your university reference, you know you’re in good company. “Bernardine is [...]

Read full article: Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet ...→
Eyal Booker celebrates one-year anniversary with Delilah Belle Hamlin

Eyal Booker celebrates one-year anniversary with Delilah Belle Hamlin

The Love Island star, 24, penned a lengthy post admitting the circumstances around the occasion 'weren't ideal,' as he shared a gallery of snaps from his relat [...]

Read full article: Eyal Booker celebrates one-year annivers...→

Video: Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA star Devin Booker | Daily Mail Online

Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA star Devin Booker on a 'quarantine road trip' from Los Angeles, California to Sedona, Arizona. Devin was once dating Kendall's [...]

Read full article: Video: Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA s...→
Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road trip to Arizona with pal Devin Booker'

Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road trip to Arizona with pal Devin Booker'

Model Kendall Jenner reportedly headed out on a 14-hour round trip from Los Angeles to Sedona, Arizona with basketball player Devin Booker

Read full article: Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road...→
Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with claim about suburban women

Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with claim about suburban women

Senator Cory Booker accused President Trump of racism for his claim suburban women would vote for him because he ended a low income housing program.

Read full article: Cory Booker slams Trump as racist with c...→
Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange with rumoured beau Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange with rumoured beau Devin Booker

Kendall Jenner did little to quash romance rumours with basketball ace Devin Booker as they shared a flirty exchange under her latest Instagram post

Read full article: Kendall Jenner shares flirty exchange wi...→
Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too close for comfort

Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too close for comfort

The darkly riveting relationship between teenage siblings is explored in a gothic tale from the Booker-shortlisted author

Read full article: Sisters by Daisy Johnson review – too cl...→
The Chair by Claire Booker

The Chair by Claire Booker

Something wired about her face makes me stop scrolling down. I’m sucked into those eyes, the dark shine of her skin; the expression I can’t quite place.... She [...]

Read full article: The Chair by Claire Booker...→
The Sunday Times best new historical novels for August 2020

The Sunday Times best new historical novels for August 2020

The much-praised Australian author Kate Grenville has written several novels about early European settlers in her country, most notably the Booker-shortlisted [...]

Read full article: The Sunday Times best new historical nov...→
Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real Life by Brandon Taylor; Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real Life by Brandon Taylor; Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Real Life by Brandon TaylorDaunt Books £9.99, ebook £5.69 pp336It’s been a good year for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop: Brandon Taylor is one of three graduates f [...]

Read full article: Booker-longlisted fiction reviews: Real ...→
At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read | Candice Carty-Williams

At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read | Candice Carty-Williams

This list is remarkably different to past years, featuring several black authors and debut female writers. And yes, Hilary Mantel

Read full article: At last, a Booker prize longlist I want ...→
Scots novelist reveals he was victim of brutal homophobic attack

Scots novelist reveals he was victim of brutal homophobic attack

BOOKER-longlisted novelist Douglas Stuart has revealed that he was brutally attacked in Pollok when he was 15. Speaking to the Herald Magazine about…

Read full article: Scots novelist reveals he was victim of ...→
Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to be looking at yourself or other people'

Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to be looking at yourself or other people'

Ahead of her latest, unnerving novel Sisters, the youngest ever author shortlisted for the Booker discusses her fascination with horror, family and growing up [...]

Read full article: Daisy Johnson: 'It’s not an easy time to...→
Two friends, both up for the Booker prize: 'We are exploring what it means to feel alien'

Two friends, both up for the Booker prize: 'We are exploring what it means to feel alien'

Brandon Taylor and C Pam Zhang, whose debuts are longlisted for this year’s Booker, talk about their close friendship, learning to write and dealing with grief

Read full article: Two friends, both up for the Booker priz...→
How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian upbringing inspired Booker-nominated Shuggie Bain

How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian upbringing inspired Booker-nominated Shuggie Bain

As he wandered through Manhattan, the boy from the Sighthill flats in Glasgow could just about see through his tears enough to make out a dream coming true on [...]

Read full article: How Douglas Stuart’s tough Glaswegian up...→
Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic horror tale by the youngest person to make a Booker shortlist

Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic horror tale by the youngest person to make a Booker shortlist

Daisy Johnson is the youngest novelist to have been shortlisted for the Booker prize. She made it to the final half dozen in 2018, aged 27, with her debut, Eve [...]

Read full article: Sisters by Daisy Johnson review — gothic...→
DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from life because of one mistake'

DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from life because of one mistake'

The hellraiser turned Booker prize winner on the infantilising nature of the internet, his favourite reading choices and why second chances are so important

Read full article: DBC Pierre: 'You can be shut down from l...→
  • #Booker
Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Smith’s fictional series, the ‘seasons’, ends with a novel that’s both playful and profound. The Booker judges have missed an obvious trick

Read full article: Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final f...→
The seven staycationer tribes to look out for this summer

The seven staycationer tribes to look out for this summer

With 14 million Brits set to take their summer holidays at home, it's time to ask yourself: are you an unhappy camper or a smug pre-booker?

Read full article: The seven staycationer tribes to look ou...→
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – a rare and gritty debut

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – a rare and gritty debut

This Booker-longlisted tale of poverty and addiction in 1980s Scotland offers deep insight into the relationship between a child and a substance-abusing parent

Read full article: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – ...→
Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up display with Eyal Booker

Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up display with Eyal Booker

American beauty Delilah, 22, looked sensational in a skimpy black swimsuit as they relaxed at their luxury resort, Hôtel Barrière Majestic Cannes.

Read full article: Delilah Belle Hamlin puts on a loved-up ...→

A book about 1980s Glasgow is set to be a big hit in Scotland. But US critics noticed it first – Brian Ferguson

Shuggie Bain, longlisted for the Booker Prize and lauded by critics in the US, tells the story of a boy growing up in Glasgow with an alcoholic mother in the 1 [...]

Read full article: A book about 1980s Glasgow is set to be ...→

Booker 2020: A look at the longlist - Catholic Herald

The novels are, no matter where they come from, true fiction in that they all deal with universal themes: as such, so many links can be made between them.

Read full article: Booker 2020: A look at the longlist - Ca...→
  • #Booker
Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared my ambivalence towards motherhood'

Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared my ambivalence towards motherhood'

Her venomous debut novel about a fraught mother/daughter relationship shocked India - and now it’s challenging Hilary Mantel

Read full article: Booker nominee Avni Doshi: 'Women feared...→
Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Booker Prize as longlist revealed

Dame Hilary Mantel tipped third Man Booker Prize as longlist revealed

Dame Hilary Mantel could win her third Man Booker Prize after being named among 13 candidates longlisted for this year's literary award. Eight of the finalists [...]

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Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize as 2020 longlist announced

Hilary Mantel up for third Booker prize as 2020 longlist announced

Author of the Thomas Cromwell trilogy vies with 12 other contenders in a field marked by a high number of debuts

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Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlist

Hilary Mantel leads Booker Prize longlist

Thirteen novels have made the longlist, which will be whittled down to six in September.

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Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker prize

Hilary Mantel tipped for third Booker prize

Hilary Mantel could become the first author to win a third Booker Prize after making the long-list for a fourth time.She won for the first two volumes in her t [...]

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Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide

Booker Prize 2020: our essential guide

The US has proved an overwhelmingly dominant force in this year’s Booker longlist, says Susannah Goldsbrough

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Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA with beau Eyal Booker in Cannes

Delilah Belle Hamlin packs on the PDA with beau Eyal Booker in Cannes

American beauty Delilah highlighted her enviable model frame in a purple bikini as she soaked up the sun alongside her love at the luxury Hôtel Barrière Majest [...]

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Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet the change‑makers shaping the culture of tomorrow

Bernardine Evaristo’s future list: meet the change‑makers shaping the culture of tomorrow

THE POET Theresa Lola@theresa_lolaWhen a Booker prize-winning author offers to write your university reference, you know you’re in good company. “Bernardine is [...]

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Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild essay competition

Enter the Style x Black Writers’ Guild essay competition

In honour of Booker prizewinner Bernardine Evaristo’s guest edit, Style is collaborating with the Black Writers’ Guild to launch an exciting new competition fo [...]

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A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker Prize - why do they keep getting it wrong?

A Suitable Boy was snubbed by the Booker Prize - why do they keep getting it wrong?

Vikram Seth's novel is one of 20th century's best novels – but the judges ignored it. We look at the masterpieces snubbed by the prize

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‘May God and literature forgive you’: the masterpieces snubbed by the Booker Prize

‘May God and literature forgive you’: the masterpieces snubbed by the Booker Prize

Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy is one of 20th century's best novels – but the Booker judges ignored it. Why do they keep making mistakes?

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Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as son and wife announce pregnancy

Salman Rushdie to become grandfather as son and wife announce pregnancy

Jazz singer Natalie, 33, is expecting a daughter in October with husband Zafar, son of the Booker Prize-winning author

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Eyal Booker celebrates one-year anniversary with Delilah Belle Hamlin

Eyal Booker celebrates one-year anniversary with Delilah Belle Hamlin

The Love Island star, 24, penned a lengthy post admitting the circumstances around the occasion 'weren't ideal,' as he shared a gallery of snaps from his relat [...]

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Video: Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA star Devin Booker | Daily Mail Online

Kendall Jenner spotted with NBA star Devin Booker on a 'quarantine road trip' from Los Angeles, California to Sedona, Arizona. Devin was once dating Kendall's [...]

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How biased algorithms perpetuate inequality

How biased algorithms perpetuate inequality

Throughout the world, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to help make decisions about healthcare, loans, criminal sentences and job applic [...]

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Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Kendall Jenner?

Who is Devin Booker and is he dating Kendall Jenner?

DEVIN Booker is renowned as one of the finest young talents in basketball. But with sport currently taking a hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is his [...]

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Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road trip to Arizona with pal Devin Booker'

Kendall Jenner 'breaks lockdown for road trip to Arizona with pal Devin Booker'

Model Kendall Jenner reportedly headed out on a 14-hour round trip from Los Angeles to Sedona, Arizona with basketball player Devin Booker

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Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so many turning to classic novels?

Tolstoy, Steinbeck, Defoe – why are so many turning to classic novels?

As sales of literary heavyweights soar, Booker winner Penelope Lively says that getting lost in a good book is now more relevant than it has ever been

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