THE 2016 SHORTLIST: The Sellout, Hot Milk, His Bloody Project, Eileen, All That Man Is, Do Not Say We Have Nothing

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  • ManBooker 2016: the reviews

    Check out our reviews of the entire Longlist here (a marathon summer of reading has finally drawn to a close) – we've flagged the Shortlisted books to make it easy for you to keep track of the... Read More

  • The Bedford Arms 16 Sep 16

    There’s something really rather tranquil about this country house hotel and restaurant. The Bedford Arms is nestled in the Chess Valley, where the sleepy village of Chenies proves the... Read More

  • Is Sushi Healthy? 16 Sep 16

    We are living in a generation where people are more aware of health and wellness than ever, and it’s now far easier to make the correct food choices. However, amongst some of these so called... Read More

  • At the Heart of the Community 16 Sep 16

    Like other places around the country, the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the West Yorkshire village of Mytholmroyd left hundreds homeless, and seriously affected the business community. But help came... Read More

  • Making Time for Tea and Talk 16 Sep 16

    It’s the simple ideas that are the best. Remember last year when we all threw buckets of iced water over ourselves to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease? It cost nothing, it took seconds... Read More

  • La Rossa Bologna 16 Sep 16

    If The Good, The Bad and the Ugly – a favourite of street musicians in Bologna – had been shot in the city, the film might have been called ‘The Fat, The Learned and the Red’ – and it... Read More

  • Mind That Child 16 Sep 16

    This time last year, Sam Lethbridge thought things were on the up. Five years after her now 11-year-old daughter began battling a range of serious mental health issues, the little girl had recently... Read More

  • Picture Perfect 16 Sep 16

    “My name is Heather Harris, and I doodle.” Over everything. As a nine-year-old, it was in permanent marker on my grandma’s new tablecloth as I waited for my fish fingers (that got me grounded... Read More

  • Are You Cut Out To Be A School Governor? 16 Sep 16

    Well-qualified? perhaps. Enthusiastic? That’s a bit more tricky. In our time-poor, hectic lives where most of us are juggling long working hours and all the demands of family life, it’s no... Read More

  • Coastal Calling 16 Sep 16

    LB: Firstly, congratulations on being Longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker prize. How did you feel when you you found out and how has this impacted on your life and career so far? WM: Thank... Read More

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