John Carey, Martyn Goff, James Wood, Eva Gillies, Rex Winsbury, Derek Robinson, Bruce Clunies Ross, Mattias Brinkman, E.S. Turner, Carol Reid, Marius Pope; Mark Doty Poem: ‘Heaven for Helen’ Marian FitzGerald. Prisongate: The Shocking State of Britain’s Prisons and the Need for Visionary Change by David Ramsbotham; Bill Manhire
Martyn Goff, however, did offer the possible explanation that Lodge capitulated for fear that Gee would resign in protest if the book was shortlisted, an outcome that Goff admitted would have been considered great publicity for the prize! View the document. 25 September 1991
Mr Martyn Goff CBE The Lady Gore-Booth The Lord Imbert CVO QPM Sir Colin Imray KBE CMG Mr Graham Lockwood The Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales Mr Stanley Martin CVO The Countess Mountbatten of Burma CBE CD JP DL Sir Kenneth Scott KCVO CMG The Rt Hon the Lord Woolf Central Councilas at 31 December Miss Farah Amin
Martyn Goff CBE FOUNDER Professor Paul Thompson CHAIRMAN Sir Nicholas Goodison DIRECTOR Dr Robert Perks DEPUTY DIRECTOR Mary Stewart ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jennifer Wingate TREASURER Bob Boas PROJECT DIRECTOR Cathy Courtney (Artists’ Lives, Architects’ Lives, Legacy of the English Stage Company) SENIOR ACADEMIC CONSULTANT Dr Sally Horrocks (An Oral
Martyn Goff CBE Dundas Hamilton CBE Professor Leslie Hannah Dame Jennifer Jenkins Sharon Johnson Austin Mitchell MP Professor John Saville Jonathan Taylor CBE Bill Williams Lord Young of Graffham. Chairman’s Foreword. In one of our City interviews in Nick Durlacher, then
· Martyn Goff. December , 12:00am, The Times. Ten Thousand Miles Without a Cloud is a Buddhist saying, meaning the search for a mind clear of doubts. Sun Shuyun uses it for the title of a remarkable book in which she follows the path of Xuanzang who took the Silk Road from China, through Central Asia and round India in AD160.
· Martyn Goff, who has died aged 91, was the dapper and Machiavellian eminence grise behind the Booker Prize for fiction and, as its administrator for 36 years, privy to some of the most entertaining literary rows of recent times.
· Martyn Goff was the driving force behind the rise in prominence and the international success of the Booker Prize, the UK’s most prestigious book award. Described as “Mr Booker”, Goff, a literary administrator and novelist in his own right, masterminded the Booker, now the Man Booker, Prize
· Martyn Goff, the man credited with persuading the Booker Brothers to sponsor a new literary prize in the late 1960s. And the folk guitarist, John Renbourn, who rose to fame in the 1960s and 70s in the jazz-folk band, Pentangle. Show less
List of companies where Martyn Goff was involved. Free company director check. Martyn Goff worked in BOOKER PRIZE TRADING LIMITED, HENRY SOTHERAN,LIMITED, TBPS LONDON LIMITED, BOOKER PRIZE FOUNDATION, EUROPEAN JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY, THE NATIONAL LIFE STORY COLLECTION, SCHOOL BOOKSHOP ASSOCIATION LIMITED(THE) as a ...
· Her novel lays bare the cross-purpose that the Man Booker Prize (formerly the plain Booker), has lived with annually. The Booker had two godfathers: the publisher Tom Maschler and the late Martyn Goff, a bookseller-turned-literary entrepreneur.
Gill Coleridge has worked in publishing since 1968, when she joined Purnell Partworks as a junior editorial assistant. She moved then to Sidgwick & Jackson, where she became Sales & Publicity Director, before moving on to help Martyn Goff run the infamous Bedford Square Bookbang, from May to August