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16 Apr 2014 - 14:17

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014

 

Atlantic Books is thrilled that the wonderful Orfeo has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. Huge congratulations to all the other incredible novels on the longlist, which can be viewed here:

 

In Orfeo, the latest novel from Richard Powers, seventy-year old avant-garde composer Peter Els...

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By webmistress
23 May 2014 - 13:30

Herman Koch's novel, The Dinner was the 'must-read' novel of summer 2012, and his latest novel Summer House with Swimming Pool is set to be the novel everyone is talking about. 

You can listen to Herman Koch talk with Start the Week about family secrets and his latest book, and read some great reviews below. 

'This book is horribly thrilling, and utterly entertaining...It is funny too...If I had to recommend a summer read, I would say take this book to the beach, you'll be gripped and chilled.' The Independent

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By Lucy
14 Jul 2014 - 15:36

BURT BACHARACH IS BACK IN THE UK            

The legendary singer is touring the UK again due to popular demand. Anyone Who Had a Heart is his sensational autobiography.           

‘Burt's romantic escapades were never-ending, as well as highly entertaining... an unusually revealing and even-handed portrait of a talent in a million.’ Daily Mail

‘Hugely entertaining... [Burt Bacharach is] illuminating on the craft of the songwriter; surprisingly candid on his often rackety personal life.’ Daily Telegraph

 

Burt Bacharach’s UK Tour Dates

Wednesday 23rd July: Royal Festival Hall, London

Saturday 26th July: Royal Festival Hall, London

Monday 28th July: Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Wednesday 30th July: Edinburgh Playhouse, ...

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