A God in Ruins is one of 23 British novels to be longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award for 2017. A total of 147 novels make up the list, after being nominated by libraries across 109 cities in 40 different countries. Kate's most recent novel received more nominations than any other book on the list, chosen by 9 libraries in Australia, Canada, England, Greece, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland and Spain. The shortlist will be published on 11th April next year, with the overall winner of the €100,000 prize announced on 21st June.
23 British novels on the 2017 longlist 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award announced #DubLitAward 23 British novels are among 147 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual literary prize for a si...
'Bunty and I were busy feeding the toaster with an assortment of bakery goods - crumpets, pikelets, tea-cakes and so on - when George tramps in from the garden, leaving mud everywhere...' Behind the Scenes at the Museum features in The Guardian's latest 'Food in Books' feature by literary and culinary blogger Kate Young. Click the link for her thoughts on the book's many food references and a delicious recipe for tea-cakes.
Kate Young’s copy of Atkinson’s debut novel is now dog-eared due to all the food references in it, but she settled this week for making a sweet treat
Kate will be appearing at Wimbledon BookFest on 9th October for what will be her only UK event of the year. The festival, running from 29th September to 9th October, will take place in the 'Big Tent' on Wimbledon Common - a William Morris-themed marquee that will seat up to 500 people. Other headliners at the tenth annual event include poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and cookery writer Ella Mills. Visit The Bookseller magazine website for further details: http://bit.ly/WimBookfest
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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