Orange prize for fiction 2011

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Téa Obreht: ‘In America, we make progress, then revert in horrific ways'
At 25, she won the Orange prize with her first novel, The Tiger’s Wife. In her long awaited follow-up, she tackles the history of the American west

Joanna Scutts

24, Aug, 2019 @9:01 AM

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Inland by Téa Obreht review – a spectacular reinvention of the western
This follow-up to the award-winning The Tiger’s Wife is an otherworldly vision of 19th-century Arizona

Elizabeth Lowry

07, Aug, 2019 @6:30 AM

We all love a literary spat. But let's not forget the books | Alex Clarke
Alex Clark: If it's not Callil resigning from the Booker jury, it's Naipaul condemning women writers. All great fun, as long as we separate the debate from the reading

Alex Clark

11, Jun, 2011 @11:08 PM

Thanks to the internet, we're all literary omnivores now
Where once the book world was controlled by the critical establishment, the IT revolution has shifted power to the people, writes Robert McCrum

Robert McCrum

11, Jun, 2011 @11:04 PM

Guardian Books podcast: Feminism in literature

How literature has engaged with the feminist movement, with Orange prize 2011 winner Téa Obreht, Granta editor John Freeman and writers Naomi Alderman and Ann Patchett

Sarah Crown

10, Jun, 2011 @2:48 PM

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Téa Obreht: 'I don't feel I've earned the Orange prize'

The author of The Tiger's Wife is, at 25, the youngest person ever to win the prestigious literary award. So why does she have such mixed feelings about the honour?

Kira Cochrane

10, Jun, 2011 @7:00 AM

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Does Téa Obreht's Orange prize signal a return to fabulism?

Sarah Crown: The Tiger's Wife's use of folklore chimes with a number of other writers' recent work. Is there a trend in the making?

Sarah Crown

09, Jun, 2011 @12:00 PM

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Orange prize 2011 goes to Téa Obreht

Surprise victory for The Tiger's Wife makes Obreht the award's youngest ever winner

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

08, Jun, 2011 @6:15 PM

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Téa Obreht is an exuberant Orange prize winner

The Tiger's Wife weaves together a set of picaresque wartime fables in a dazzling first novel

Justine Jordan

08, Jun, 2011 @6:15 PM

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Orange prize 2011 tipped to go to Room
Emma Donoghue's novel is 2/1 favourite to take £30,000 award for women's writing

Alison Flood

08, Jun, 2011 @9:58 AM

Guardian Books podcast: Orange prize, Oil stories, and America's future
Emma Henderson on her Orange prize shortlisting, introducing our new Oil stories series and listening to Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story

Presented by Claire Armitstead with Lindesay Irvine and produced by Matt Hill

15, Apr, 2011 @1:27 PM

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Orange prize shortlist favours debut novelists
New writers dominate this year's list but a more seasoned author, Emma Donoghue, could well take the prize

Claire Armitstead

12, Apr, 2011 @6:30 PM

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