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Wave wins PEN/Ackerley Prize

We were delighted to hear last night that, from a shortlist of five, including memoirs by Julian Barnes and Penelope Lively, Sonali Deraniyagala’s Wave: A Memoir of Life After the Tsunami won the PEN/Ackerley Prize.   Sonali was in Sri Lanka so couldn’t be at the ceremony last night, but she sent this message, which was read…


Review round-up for Friendship by Emily Gould

  Emily Gould’s witty and warm debut novel Friendship, which tells the story of two New Yorkers as they come to terms with adult life and confront their thirties, is published today – and the reviewers on both side of the Atlantic love it: ‘Friendship is an interesting novel for anyone – including me –…

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