Eleanor Catton

Literary Birthday – 24 September – Eleanor Catton

Happy Birthday, Eleanor Catton, born 24 September 1985 12 Quotes Teaching is a great complement to writing. It’s very social and gets you out of your own head. It’s also very optimistic. It renews itself every year - it’s a renewable resource. I much prefer a…

Eleanor Catton Becomes Youngest Winner Of Man Booker Prize

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton has, at the age of 28, become the youngest ever winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for her novel The Luminaries. Her 832-page tale of the 19th-century goldfields is also the longest work to win in the prize’s 45-year history.…
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