The £10,000 prize for “fiction at its most novel” is also now open to authors of any nationality, provided they have been resident in the UK or Republic of Ireland for a minimum of three years.
A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.
The broadcaster talks Killing Eve, Shirley Williams, and Stop Drifting, Start Rowing by Roz Savage.
As a consequence of Brexit, the UK faces the prospect not merely of an independent Scotland but also a united Ireland.
The broadcaster talks getting more dogs, October 1988, and the B-word.
The Prime Minister devoted the entire machinery of government to the task of Brexit – and still endured a momentous defeat.