A former bookseller and editor, Stuart Evers is the acclaimed author of Ten Stories About Smoking, which won the 2011 London Book Award. He lives in London.
@Magic_Kitten @samatlounge my god. Speechless.
by @StuartEvers - 5 hours ago
@Taffyagent As a writer of a collection of stories this year, I have no opinion on this.
by @StuartEvers - yesterday
@Taffyagent it means I can celebrate if it wins.
@BenMyers1 I was tempted
I've put my money on David Szalay.
Booker Longlist predictions - 3 months ago
I think everyone's said that this year is a bit of a mystery; I'm not able to disagree with that. I think there are some that are givens - Garth Greenwald and Sarah Perry - but even them, with the 'wrong' judges could fall short.I have done very badly over the last few years - I think par would be to get 5 - any more than that is a bonus. I still think the book to beat is Edna O'Brien.
Another 100 word short story - 8 months ago
The Last Noel: a Christmas Story - 10 months ago
[I asked Twitter and Facebook for a subject or idea for a Christmas story. I received a wide variety of sensible, weird and filthy ideas; but the combination of television and radio superstar Noel Edmonds and a post-Apocalyptic London was irresistible. Merry Christmas. God help us, everyone.]
Man Booker 2014 - Shortlist Predictions - 2 years ago
After an astonishingly poor showing for my longlist predictions - just one out of 13 - it's probably not a good reason to pay any heed to my shortlist choices. But a tradition is a tradition, so here we go with my thoughts for the six that will go toe-to-toe later in the year.
Murakami - normality versus the ordinary - 2 years ago
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