Ali Smith

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Name: Ali Smith
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Top 5: Fantastic Events in London this Week

Hey, London, what are you doing this week?If you can’t quite face London Fashion Week , there’s a whole host of other fantastic events on. Here’s our Top 5 events in London to get involved with:#1 For the Booky TypeWhat:  Hampstead & Highgate Literary ... [Published About Time Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Harry, Minnie

Harry, Minnie P.; age 76; of Barryton; went home to be with the Lord after a long struggle with best cancer on Saturday September 13, 2014. Funeral Services will be Wednesday September 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Berry Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Siedlecki ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Sum Of Our Follies

Stranger than fictionBy Looking for a little peace and quiet? You’re more likely to find it in the anonymity of a bustling city than the close confines of a small town.Set in Lubok Sayong, a fictional Perak town with little but yearly floods and a lacklustre ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

BETWEEN THE LINES: Literary politics

Scottish independence referendum may end up having a profound impact on Scottish writing for years to come. Photo: BrianAJacksonIn less than a week from now, Scotland will decide whether it wants to remain part of Britain or exist as a sovereign, independent ... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

J is for Jacobson as writer Howard nominated again

Howard Jacobson is one of six shortlisted authors for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, it was announced Tuesday. He has been nominated for his novel, J, along with Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Booker judges break ruminating record

“It took them three hours and 40 minutes, which I think is a record,” said Ion Trewin, convener of the prize. It turned out that Kingsworth’s The Wake, an extraordinary novel set in the 11th century, was the seventh book.This year the judges are AC Grayling, ... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

U2 unveils album at Apple gig

Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users.U2 made the unexpected announcement Tuesday at Apple’s unveiling event in Cupertino, California. All customers with iTunes accounts could download ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Two US authors on Booker shortlist

LONDON: US writers captured only two of the six places on the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced yesterday, easing traditionalists' fears that Americans would dominate the contest now it is open for the first time to all authors writing in Eng ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 8 reports

Third time lucky hope for Ali Smith in Man Booker

THE Scottish writer Ali Smith is in the running for one of the most prestigious prizes in literature, the Man Booker Prize.Her novel How to Be Both has been shortlisted for the award, which for the first year is open to all authors writing in English ... [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

And then there were six

THE dropping of David Mitchell’s newest novel, “The Bone Clocks” is the main surprise on the shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize, which was announced earlier today. Mr Mitchell, who made the six-book shortlist in 2004 with “Cloud Atlas”, had ... [Published Prospero - The Economist - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer project to help veterans

Thursday 28th August 2014Veterans in two Scottish cities will receive support to help them adjust to life after the military.Volunteering charity TimeBank has teamed up with veterans' charity Erskine to launch a support scheme for ex-servicemen and women ... [Published Media Trust - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

SMITH-MARTIN

Jimmy and Marilyn Smith of Benton and Keith and Marica White of Gilbertsville announce the engagement of their daughter Ali Smith to Jamie Martin.Miss Smith is the granddaughter of Marie and the late Keith Norsworthy of Benton and the late Howard and ... [Published Marshall County Tribune-Courier - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

Ali Smith, from Shoulder To Shoulder Erskine, said: "many service veterans are in a state of crisis in their lives, with complex problems including financial hardship, homelessness, alcohol dependency and health issues including depression, anxiety and panic attacks."

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Top 5: Fantastic Events in London this Week [Published About Time Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Harry, Minnie [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 15 2014]
The Sum Of Our Follies [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 14 2014]
BETWEEN THE LINES: Literary politics [Published Livemint.com - Sep 12 2014]
How to start a film club [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
J is for Jacobson as writer Howard nominated again [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 11 2014]
Booker judges break ruminating record [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 10 2014]
Two US authors on Booker shortlist [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
Third time lucky hope for Ali Smith in Man Booker [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 10 2014]
U2 unveils album at Apple gig [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 10 2014]
Kolkata novel up for Booker [Published Asian Age - Sep 10 2014]
Man Booker Shortlist Announced [Published Kirkus Reviews - Sep 09 2014]
The Man Booker hoicks itself back on to the pli... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Sep 09 2014]
UK writers dominate Man Booker shortlist [Published Financial Times - US homepage - Sep 09 2014]
UK writers dominate Man Booker shortlist [Published FT.com - UK News - Sep 09 2014]
UK writers dominate Man Booker shortlist [Published FT.com - Media - Sep 09 2014]
UK writers dominate Man Booker shortlist [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Sep 09 2014]
2 Americans on Man Booker Prize 2014 Shortlist [Published TIME.com - Sep 09 2014]
And then there were six [Published Prospero - The Economist - Sep 09 2014]
Booker shortlist (now with added Americans) wil... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 09 2014]
Howard Jacobson makes it to Man Booker shortlist [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 09 2014]
Oundle sixth formers get to perform at the Fringe [Published Peterborough Evening Telegraph - Sep 08 2014]
Prosaic, at best [Published DNA India - Sep 06 2014]
Can Warwickshire Super Readers beat the clock? [Published Warwickshire Web - Sep 04 2014]
Reality bites: Mark Lawson on “Shark” by Will Self [Published New Statesman - Sep 03 2014]
Volunteer project to help veterans [Published Media Trust - Aug 28 2014]
In the New Statesman this week: Autumn Fiction ... [Published New Statesman - Aug 28 2014]
Fringe festival welcomes local school pupils [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Joe Slovacek [Published Jesup Press-Sentinel - Aug 23 2014]
SMITH-MARTIN [Published Marshall County Tribune-Courier - Aug 19 2014]
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2 Americans on Man Booker Prize 2014 Shortlist [Published TIME.com - Sep 09 2014]
Two Americans are among the six authors on this year’s shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, the United Kingdom’s best known and most prestigious literary prize. Karen Fowler is in the running for the Pen/Faulkner Award winning novel We are all Completely ...
And then there were six [Published Prospero - The Economist - Sep 09 2014]
THE dropping of David Mitchell’s newest novel, “The Bone Clocks” is the main surprise on the shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize, which was announced earlier today. Mr Mitchell, who made the six-book shortlist in 2004 with “Cloud Atlas”, had ...
U.S. Authors Snag 4 Spots on Man Booker Prize L... [Published TIME.com - Jul 23 2014]
The longlist for the 2014 Man Booker prize was announced Wednesday and in the first year the prestigious British award changed its criteria to consider writers from all over the world, a whopping four novels by American authors made the cut. Previously ...
Bartender Crush: Sarah at Rhino Room [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 03 2014]
Brooklyn Benjestorf Name: Sarah Where: Rhino Room Buy Her A Shot Of: Fernet Ask Her To Make You A: Rhinapple shot. It’s Rhino Room’s house made pineapple infused vodka. What She’s Doing When She’s Not At The Bar: “I love skiing," Sarah ...
The Ban on Sending Books to Prisoners is Just P... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Mar 26 2014]
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation – Goethe I know I have developed a reputation for being as wet as a lettuce on prison reform, so no doubt what I am about to write will just burnish that reputation. When I heard that the ...
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