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Your Name in Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith, or Ken Follett's Book - Posted 1 day, 18 hours ago
Just like Will Ferrell's character in "Stranger Than Fiction," you might find "yourself"--or your namesake, your avatar--spinning through a tale told by Ian McEwan, Margaret Atwood, Julian Barnes, Ken Follett, Hanif Kureishi, Will Self, Alan Hollinghurst, Zadie Smith... [AllTwitter]

Your Name in Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith, or Ken Follett's Book - Posted 1 day, 18 hours ago
Just like Will Ferrell's character in "Stranger Than Fiction," you might find "yourself"--or your namesake, your avatar--spinning through a tale told by Ian McEwan, Margaret Atwood, Julian Barnes, Ken Follett, Hanif Kureishi, Will Self, Alan Hollinghurst, Zadie Smith... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Weiner Analyzes Gender Balance in NYT Fiction Coverage - Posted January 17, 2012
Novelist Jennifer Weiner has made a count of men and women reviewed by the New York Times last year. Overall, Weiner (pictured, ... [semanticweb.com]

Duff McKagan Memoir Makes LA Librarians' 'Book of the Year' List - Posted December 21, 2011
Need a book to read over your holiday vacation? Or in the spare minutes your Scrooge-boss lets you free between finishing your TPS reports? The librarians at the LA Public Library have put together a list of the best books of 2011. We hadn't read a single one. We're not sure... [FishbowlLA]

Nielsen BookScan Analyzes the Booker Bump - Posted November 1, 2011
Nielsen BookScan sales data tracking team has released a report studying the effects of the Booker bump in the UK. Novelist Julian Barnes saw a 473 percent increase in sales the week after he won the prize for The Sense of an Ending--jumping from 2,535 copies to 14,534 copies. Oddl... [GalleyCat]

Man Booker Prize Winner Announced - Posted October 18, 2011
The winner of the prestigious (and lucrative) Man Booker Prize was announced today. Sadly, (for Angeleno pride anyway) former LA bartender and Terri screenwriter ... [FishbowlLA]

Man Booker Shortlist Revealed - Posted September 6, 2011
Canadian born novelist (who lives in Oregon) Patrick deWitt has joined the Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist with his novel, The Sisters Brothers. We interviewed deWi... [GalleyCat]

Ellah Allfrey Named Deputy Editor at Granta - Posted July 20, 2009
The literary journal Granta has appointed Ellah Allfrey as deputy editor. Earlier this year, editor Alex Clark stepped down, making ... [GalleyCat]

Congrats Julian and Katherine! - Posted February 4, 2008
Julian Barnes, Pentagon correspondent for the L.A. Times, and his wife Katherine Marsh, managing editor of the New Republic, are the proud parents of Aleksander Edmund Barnes, who arrived Thursday weighing in at 6 lbs, 3 ozs. The birth was so noteworthy that it was mentioned this morning by the chairman... [FishbowlDC]

IMPAC Shortlist - Posted April 4, 2007
Finally, the prize that has the three-digit longlist has whittled itself down to a shortlist of eight - and it's guaranteed that the winner of the world's largest literary fiction prize will be male: A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry Arthur and George by Julian Barnes Slow Man by JM Coetzee Extremely Loud... [GalleyCat]

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