A surprise co-winner of this year’s Booker Prize (she shares it with Margaret Atwood, only the third time that’s happened in the award’s 50-year-history), Bernardine Evaristo may not be a household name, but Girl deserves every accolade, and more: Her sixth novel is a creative and technical marvel — a sprawling account of 12 interconnected females (some young, some old, one non-binary; hence the title) in modern-day Britain.
Author Bernardine Evaristo accused the BBC of dismissing her achievements after presenter Shaun Ley named her co-winner Margaret Atwood but called her 'another author'.
Don't dare tell Bernardine Evaristo—co-winner of the 2019 Booker Prize for English fiction—that she's not allowed to write about the lives and experiences of people from cultures dissimilar to her own.
Londoner Evaristo, 60, won the prize in October for her novel Girl, Woman, Other, alongside Margaret Atwood, 80, who won it for The Testaments, the eagerly awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale.
Writer-director Justin Kurzel and his Snowtown Murders and The True History Of The Kelly Gang writer collaborator Shaun Grant have boarded Fremantle’s series adaption of Richard Flanagan’s acclaimed novel The Narrow Road To The Deep North. The Narrow Road to the Deep North, set against the backdrop of the horrific Burma Railway in 1943 and [
NEW YORK (CNN) — Alelia Murphy, a 114-year-old former seamstress who’d been recognized as the oldest living American, has died. Murphy, a New Yorker who was drawn to the city by the Harlem Renaissance, died Saturday, confirmed her granddaughter, Nefer Nekhet. “It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Mrs. Alelia Murphy,” the health care workers’ union 1199SEIU, of which Murphy’s daughter was a member, said Wednesday in a statement. “Mrs. Murphy was the oldest [
Many of the VSCO girl expressions originated in black LGBT culture
“Babe, I want a divorce."
According to the financial services firm that owns Fearless Girl, one Fearless Girl is awesome but more than one Fearless Girl? An abomination and cause for a lawsuit!