Bernardine Evaristo, first black president of the Royal Literature Society

Bernardine Evaristo first black president of the Royal Literature Society

Member of the Royal Society of Literature since 2004, winner of the Booker Prize in 2019 for her novel Girl, woman, other (translated Françoise Adelstain), Bernardine Evaristo will succeed the current president. The writer and historian Marina Warner will indeed leave her place at the end of 2021. Evaristo becomes president of the institution after … Read more

Writers Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

Writers Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

They are the winners of the prestigious British literary prize Booker Prize: the Canadian writers Margaret Atwood and Anglo-Nigerian Bernardine Evaristo were awarded respectively for Wills and for Girl, Woman, Other, named best works of fiction in English of the year. Already crowned 19 years ago, the Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood is this … Read more

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win the Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win the Booker Prize

(London) The Booker Prize, a prestigious British literary prize, was awarded on Monday evening to Canadian writers Margaret Atwood and Anglo-Nigerian Bernardine Evaristo, respectively forThe Testaments and Girl, Woman, Other, named best works of fiction in English of the year. Posted on October 14, 2019 at 4:59 p.m. Updated at 19:36 This is the third … Read more

The Booker Prize 2019 to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo

The Booker Prize 2019 to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo

This is what we calle want the butter and the money of the butter (we will leave the bottom of the creamer alone, thank you). Or, in this specific case, wanting to ensure commercial success AND literary credibility. Not that the two are necessarily incompatible, far from it. But it seems that the jurors of … Read more