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Reading the Man Booker Prize 2014: How to Be Both by Ali Smith

It’s literature prize season, and the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize has been revealed! On its way to becoming the most important prize of them all, the Man Booker jury now accepts entries from all English-speaking writers published in the UK, opening up the contest for the American market. The much-anticipated onslaught of American […]

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The Year of Reading Women: Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel makes for a good literary celebrity around here: She’s won the Booker Prize twice, and the stage adaptations of her winning books are doing well. She’s progressed so far in the celebrity circus that her views are now “controversial” (the media love bringing up her words about the Duchess of Cambridge, although nobody […]

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Friday Night Outta Here Post

That’s another week under our belts here at Persephone!  We’re glad you came by to visit with us this week and we’ll see you bright and early on Monday, with another full week of fabulous words.  In the meantime, we leaped into the 21st Century and got ourselves a Facebook Fan Page.  We’d love you […]