LONDON — Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have both won this year’s Booker Prize, it was announced at a ceremony on Monday, after the judges for the literary award rebelled against its rules. “We
Hilary Mantel remembers winning the Booker Prize: ‘I said I’d spend the money on sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll’
Wolf Hall was published in April 2009, and as the year advanced, the wind filled its sails. I thought I had a good chance of winning, but I had been a judge myself and know the decision can hang on a It’s
The newspaper photographer Sally Soames has died at the age of 82. Speaking on Saturday to the Observer, the newspaper that gave Soames her first assignment, her only child, Trevor, said she had died morning
Hilary Mantel: ‘History is a process, not a locked box’ As her novel Wolf Hall is named the best of the century so far, the author looks back on the ‘long walk’ she has taken with Thomas Cromwell For Hilary
Over the years, a number of people, me included, have compared the British author Andrew Miller to Hilary Mantel. Though much less well-known, he is a very stylish, almost painterly writer, and he has
Barack and Michelle Obama are sharing their favorite summer tunes. The former president and first lady — who are known for sharing their favorite books and music — chose a diverse selection of artists
Barack Obama, the former president who’s demonstrated a fine taste in pop culture—unlike that other guy who just fast-forwards through Bloodsport—has officially released his summer reading list for 2019.