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Douglas Stuart's debut novel Shuggie Bain awarded the Booker Prize

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart's debut novel Shuggie Bain awarded the Booker Prize 2020

The Booker Prizes podcast series will be releasing a winner podcast, featuring an interview with Douglas Stuart, available from November 25

Published on 20th November 2020
The White Tiger

Here's a first look at Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao in The White Tiger

The movie is based on the Man Booker Prize-winning book by Aravind Adiga

Published on 16th October 2020
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Online edition of JLF London to feature names like Vidya Balan and Bernardine Evaristo

This is the seventh edition of the annual literary event

Published on 28th August 2020

Dutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld wins 2020 International Booker Prize

Dutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld becomes youngest International Booker Prize winner

Published on 28th August 2020
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Indian-origin author Avni Doshi's Burnt Sugar in 2020 Booker Prize longlist

The list was chosen from 162 novels published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2019, and September 30, 2020.

Published on 29th July 2020
Daniel Kehlmann (Photo: Beowulf Sheehan)

Writer's nook: How did Daniel Kehlmann's Tyll gain unexpected relevance from the pandemic?

Daniel Kehlmann's Tyll was never meant to be relevant to anything current in the world, but the pandemic ironically made its grim, dark themes endear deeply to readers.

Published on 14th June 2020
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Suncatcher by Booker-shortlisted Romesh Gunesekera gets picked up by Bloomsbury

Ceylon is on the brink of change. But Kairo is at a loose end. School is closed, the government is in disarray, the press is under threat and the religious rights are flexing their muscles.

Published on 28th October 2019
Author Margaret Atwood holds her award after she was made a Companion of Honour by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, England. Photo credits:Aaron Chown

'A bit emotional': After second Booker, Margaret Atwood wins rare honour from Queen Elizabeth II 

Winning her second Booker Prize, Margaret Atwood has received a rare honor from Queen Elizabeth II for her services to literature.

Published on 26th October 2019
Camila The Duchess of Cornwall with Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)

'Booker Prize is one big step for Evaristo, a giant leap for British women writers of colour'

Winning the Booker Prize is one big step for Bernardine Evaristo — and, she hopes, a giant leap for British women writers of colour.

Published on 16th October 2019
Canadian author Margaret Atwood (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Booker panel rips up rulebook; Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo share top fiction prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize, after the judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name one winner for the prestigious trophy.

Published on 15th October 2019
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Booker Prize 2019: Bookies back Atwood, Shafak, Ellmann over Rusdhie and others

Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies' favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for "The Testaments," her follow-up to dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale."

Published on 14th October 2019
Salman Rushdie (AP Photo/Rogelio V Solis)

Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood are contenders again for coveted trophy

Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are contenders again for the coveted fiction trophy.

Published on 24th July 2019
Ben Okri

The walk of life: Nigerian Booker-winner Ben Okri on poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel

Booker Prize winner Ben Okri from Nigeria chats about poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel that’s already being hailed as the year’s finest.

Published on 16th July 2019
Olga Tokarczuk Novelist

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk nominated for back-to-back Booker Prize

Six books from Europe, South America and the Middle East are finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction in translation.

Published on 10th April 2019
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Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize for Milkman

Judges unanimous in the choice of Northern Irish winner for ‘utterly distinctive’ Troubles-era novel.

Published on 19th October 2018

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