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AMMONITES & LEAPING FISH - A life in Time, Penelope Lively's reflections on old age and memory, a maverick form of memoir, was published by Penguin Fig Tree on 9th October 2013 (see cover detail and reviews . . . . . .)Penelope Lively's penultimate novel, HOW IT ALL BEGAN, was published by Penguin/Fig Tree in November 2011. (see cover detail and reviews . . . . . .) and was published in the US by Viking in January 2012. (see cover detail and reviews . . . . . .)
NOTHING MISSING BUT THE SAMOVAR, Southern Arts Literature Prize
THE ROAD TO LICHFIELD, shortlisted for the Booker Prize
ACCORDING TO MARK, shortlisted for the Booker Prize
THE GHOST OF THOMAS KEMPE, Carnegie Medal
A STITCH IN TIME, Whitbread Award
MOON TIGER, Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Whitbread Award
FAMILY ALBUM, shortlisted for the Costa Prize
Many of Penelope Lively's books are translated into several foreign languages.
Short stories have appeared in Encounter, The Literary Review, Good Housekeeping, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Options, The Observer, Woman's Own and other magazines including foreign periodicals. A number have also been read on the BBC and on Australian Radio.
Penelope Lively has reviewed regularly and written articles for Encounter, the Sunday and the Daily Telegraph, the Independent, the Times, the Sunday Times, the Observer, the New York Times, Books and Bookmen, The Literary Review, The Times Educational Supplement, the Standard and other journals and newspapers. She has also written radio and TV scripts; and acted as presenter for a Radio 4 programme on children's literature.
Penelope lively is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and a member of PEN and the Society of Authors, of which she is a former chairman. She is a former member of the Arts Council Literature Panel and of the Board of the British Library. She has been a member of the Board of the British Council and of the Council of Goldsmiths College. Awarded the OBE in 1989, CBE in 2002, and DBE in 2012, Hon. D.Litt., Tufts University, Mass., 1992, Hon. D.Litt. Warwick University 1998
To Ivy Compton-Burnett: Manservant and Maidservant,
Oxford University Press 1987
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