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the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low

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A team at Picador will pick a shortlist and poetry editor Don Paterson - himself an award-winning poet - will select one winner from each place.
The bull did not reach the bleachers and fell into the alley where picadors, assistants and other bullfighters were watching the bullfight.
This year marks Aatish's debut as a novelist, with The Temple- Goers ( Picador), which is the story of a writer ( he's also named Aatish, but his creator insists that's where the similarity ends) who's intrigued by the transformation he sees in Delhi when he returns after spending many years abroad.
Hunting Mr Heartbreak by Jonathan Raban (Picador, 7.99 [pounds sterling])
Following his breakthrough success over 10 furlongs at Lingfield last month, Picador left a moderate effort at Kempton behind him to record a double with ease earlier this month.
Picador (4.35) strolled home at Wolverhampton a week ago, beating Golden Square by three and a half lengths.
"Penguin and Picador have a few different editions each, then when you consider it's translated into so many foreign languages - it's a huge seller."
Umrigar's first book is "Bombay Time: A Novel" (Picador USA 2002).
From PICADOR we have paperback editions of The Selected Works of Cyril Connolly edited by his son, Matthew.
Picador, 2002, 357 p., color plates, hardcover, $30.00.
THEM: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson Picador, $24.00
Whitbread First Novel Award 2001: The Oversight by Will Eaves - Picador; Something Like A House by Sid Smith - Picador; Burning Worm by Carl Tighe - IMPress; August by Gerard Woodward - Chatto and Windus
Naomi Klein's No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies (Picador USA, 2000), has already gotten some--but not enough--attention.
Product: The Wild Blue Yonder -- the Picador Book of Aviation Edited and introduced by: Graham Coster Publisher: Picador ISBN: 0-330-39055-4 Price: GBP8.99 Reviewer: Ann Sundqvist
Guy Vanderhaeghe's novel The Englishman's Boy (Picador, 1997) tells the powerful story of the Cypress Hills Massacre and glimpses into the romance of cinematic art and the reality of early Hollywood.