‘My life completely changed’: debut wins world’s richest prize for a novel

Nominated by precisely one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovichs Idaho properties the 100,000 International Dublin literary award Emily Ruskovich was sitting in her back plot in Boise, Idaho, playing in the grass with her one-year-old daughter, when she got the…

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Peggy Lipton obituary

Actor who earned a Golden Globe for The Mod Squad and performed in David Lynchs TV drama Twin Peaks The natural shyness and quietnes of the actor Peggy Lipton, who has died of cancer aged 72, lent her design an…

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Peggy Lipton obituary

Actor who earned a Golden Globe for The Mod Squad and performed in David Lynchs TV drama Twin Peaks The natural shyness and quietnes of the actor Peggy Lipton, who has died of cancer aged 72, lent her design an…

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Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for incredibly original Milkman

Judges unanimous in hand-picked of Northern Irish winner for completely unique Troubles-era novel Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish author to earn the Man Booker accolade, participate in the PS50, 000 accolade for Milkman, her timely, Troubles-set novel…

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Woman behind ‘inclusion rider’ explains Frances McDormand’s Oscar speech

Professor responsible for concept spotlighted in McDormands acceptance speech tells the Guardian how it was able to increase diversity Many people watching the Oscars were left scratching their intelligences when Frances McDormand finished her lecture with the motto” I have…

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Nobel prize in economics awarded to Richard Thaler

Pioneer of behavioural financials is best known for nudge hypothesi, which has influenced politicians and policymakers One of the founding fathers of “nudge” speculation, which has helped boost British taxation receipts and encouraged smokers to become vapers, has been awarded…

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Emmys 2017: The Handmaid’s Tale makes history on politically charged night

Hulus adaptation of Margaret Atwoods dystopian fiction grows firstly evidence produced by a streaming locate to take home better drama Emmy; other big winners included HBOs Big Little Lies and SNL The Handmaid’s Tale payed Hulu its first ever excellent…

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