Fresh from our recent post showing the Swedish edition of A God in Ruins, here's a lovely table display in a Swedish book shop with Kate's novel pictured bottom right. Thanks to Akademibokhandeln Center Syd for sharing.
Nytt från Anna Jansson, Kazuo Ishiguro, Lars "Vasa" Johansson, Horace Engdahl, Ebba Witt-Brattström, Lucy Dillon, Kate Atkinson och Jan-Philipp Sendker.
For those of you who like to see how different territories jacket your favourite books, here's the Swedish edition of A God in Ruins. You can also watch a new interview with Kate from Sweden's Literature Magazine show, Babel, by clicking on the link below. Much of the broadcast is in Swedish, but if you skip forward to around the 35 minute mark, you'll be able to hear Kate speaking in English. Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/KateAtkinson-Babel
We're delighted to announce that A God in Ruins has been longlisted for the 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Please join us in raising a huge cheer for Kate on this fantastic achievement! http://bit.ly/1LO9328
A God in Ruins has been longlisted for this year's Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Thirteen books are in contention, with settings as diverse as ancient Rome, wartime Europe, and Japan, Canada and Australia in previous centuries. Kate's no. 1 bestseller is up against books by the likes of William Boyd, Patrick Gale, Robert Harris and Anthony Quinn. A shortlist will be revealed later this month, with the winner announced at the Borders Book Festival on 18th June.
The 2016 longlist for the Walter Scott Prize has been announced. Thirteen books are in contention, with settings as diverse as ancient Rome, wartime Europe, and Japan, Canada and Australia in previous centuries.
Jackson Brodie is a private investigator. A former soldier and policeman he now makes his money working from investigating infidelity and finding missing cats.
Jackson has appeared in four of Kate Atkinson's novels. Each can be read in isolation, but are best enjoyed in order of publication: Case Histories, One Good Turn, When Will There Be Good News?, Started Early, Took My Dog.
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