May 7, 2019
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 229 (1-May to 7-May)

1. Nicole Brossard Receives Canada’s Lifetime Griffin Trust Award for Poetry 2. Siddhartha Mukherjee Receives Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science 3. Nikki Haley is writing a book about her time in the Trump administration 4. Barcelona school removes … Continue reading

April 30, 2019
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 228 (24-April to 30-April)

1. Tolkien film-makers insist they were respectful after estate disavows biopic 2. Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed 3. Google expands the Assistant’s storytelling feature to mobile phones 4. Lost ‘Sequel’ to ‘A Clockwork Orange’ discovered 5. Microsoft stops selling … Continue reading

April 16, 2019
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 227 (10-April to 16-April)

1. Indies dominate Jhalak Prize shortlist 2. Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist: Eight Works in Fiction and Nonfiction 3. Man Booker International shortlist dominated by female authors and translators 4. Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist 5. JK Rowling backs … Continue reading

March 26, 2019
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 224 (20-March to 26-March)

1. Wellcome prize shortlist celebrates books about masculinity and mental illness 2. HarperCollins to publish ‘an unconventional biography’ of Karl Lagerfeld   3. Philip Pullman wins JM Barrie lifetime achievement award 4. The house that inspired Wuthering Heights on sale … Continue reading

March 12, 2019
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 222 (5-March to 12-March)

1.  Akwaeke Emezi, non-binary trans author, nominated for Women’s prize for fiction 2. Nobel Prize in Literature to return with two winners in 2019 after it was canceled last year 3. Tenth Walter Scott Prize Longlist announced 4. Netflix to … Continue reading

March 5, 2019
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 221 (27-Feb to 5-March)

1. Muchamore transplants Robin Hood to the 2020s 2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez becomes comic-book heroine   3. Sweden’s Dorotea Bromberg Is London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Laureate 2019 4. Booker prize: Silicon Valley billionaire takes over as new sponsor 5. Mueller … Continue reading