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Making the list

by Nicholas Laughlin on February 11, 2011

Photograph by Horia Varlan, posted at Flickr under a Creative Commons license It’s shortlist time — for at least a couple of literary awards. Yesterday the Warwick Prize for Writing announced its 2011 shortlist; Derek Walcott’s White Egrets has advanced to the final six (after winning the T.S. Eliot Prize a couple weeks back). The [...]

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This week’s Twitter highlights

by Nicholas Laughlin on July 31, 2010

• Gabriel García Márquez wins the Cbn Philosophical Association’s Nicolás Guillén Award for philosophical literature: • Jean Soublin reviews a new French translation of Olive Senior’s short fiction, Zigzag et autres nouvelles, in Le Monde: • Andrea Levy’s novel The Long Song (set in 19th-century #Jamaica) longlisted for the #Booker Prize: • [...]


“A tale of my making”

by Nicholas Laughlin on July 28, 2010

Andrea Levy Go to any shelf that groans under a weight of books and there, wrapped in leather and stamped in gold, will be volumes whose contents will find you meandering through the puff and twaddle of some white lady’s mind. You will see trees aplenty, birds of every hue and oh, a hot, hot [...]