Man Booker Prize


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Man Booker Prize

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(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) an annual prize for a work of Commonwealth or Irish fiction of £50,000, awarded as the Booker Prize from 1969–2002
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Dubai: Notable writers listed for the Man Booker Prize shared thoughts about their craft while addressing ways that great books can be recognised in the market during the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature on Friday.
A British Punjabi writer whose second book, The Year of the Runaways, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and who is included in Granta's most recent list of the 20 best young writers today, Sunjeev Sahota hadn't read a novel until he was 18 years old, when he bought Midnight's Children at the airport on his way to visit relatives in India.
In January 2009, then-Culture Secretary Andy Burnham suggested that the UK City of Culture could host the Turner Prize, Brit Awards, Man Booker Prize and the Stirling Prize.
AMERICAN author George Saunders has been handed this year's Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel.
The Man Booker Prize 2017, sponsored by investment management firm Man Group, announced on Tuesday that the winner of this year's GBP50,000 prize is George Saunders for his first novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
LONDON -- Mohsin Hamid and Kamila Shamsie, two British-Pakistani authors have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for 2017.
ACCLAIMED author Deborah Levy is coming to Newcastle to talk about her novel Swimming Home, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2012.
Regardless of their chosen field of study, students at universities taking part in the One Book Project are given a winning or shortlisted Man Booker Prize novel to read and discuss, followed by a visit from the author to the institution to talk about the book.
AUTHOR Paul Beatty, who became the first American to win the 2016 Man Booker prize for his novel The Sellout, isn't too bothered about the possibility of a Donald Trump presidency.
London, Muharram 25, 1438, October 26, 2016, SPA -- Paul Beatty on Tuesday became the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize, with his satirical novel "The Sellout.
Paul Beatty on Tuesday became the first American to win the British Man Booker Prize for his racial satire "The Sellout.
Novels on subjects ranging from murder in 19th century Scotland to classical music in revolutionary China were short-listed on Tuesday for the 2016 Man Booker Prize, considered one of the world's most prestigious literary awards.