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Booker Prize

Booker Prize Winner Announced

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.16.2013 | Books

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Youth and heft triumphed at Britain's Booker Prize on Tuesday, as 28-year-old New Zealander Eleanor Catton won the fiction a...

Man Booker Prize Makes Startling Announcement

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books

LONDON — The Americans are coming to storm Britain's literary citadel. Organizers of the Booker Prize announced Wednesday that from next year a...

2013 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.10.2013 | Books

LONDON — Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri and Irish novelist Colm Toibin are among six finalists for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction...

Man Booker Prize For Fiction 2013 Longlist

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.23.2013 | Books

LONDON -- Jim Crace, Tash Aw and Colm Toibin are among 13 authors competing for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction in a field, announced Tuesday...

Arundhati Roy, India's Conscience?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

Where art thou, Arundhati Roy? The silence of India's only winner of the Booker Prize is deafening after the country's Maoists, whom she strongly supports, massacred a number of senior politicians recently.

International Booker Prize Finalists Announced

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | Books

JAIPUR, India — American author Marilynne Robinson, Israel's Aharon Appelfeld and China's Yan Lianke are among 10 finalists for the Man Booker I...

Hilary Mantel Wins The Booker Prize 2012 With 'Bring Up The Bodies'

Posted 12.16.2012 | Books

Hilary Mantel has won the 2012 Man Booker Prize with her novel Bring Up The Bodies, becoming the first British author to win twice. The bookie's fa...

A Review Of The Garden Of Evening Mists, Tan Twan Eng

Catriona Holmes | Posted 12.15.2012 | Home
Catriona Holmes

This is undoubtedly a captivating book, with intriguing characters, an elegant plot and beautiful scenery. Whether it will, or indeed should, win the highly acclaimed Man Booker Prize on Tuesday is at large.

Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Posted 11.11.2012 | Books

The Booker Prize 2012 shortlist was announced today, with the early favorite being Hilary Mantel's "Bring up the Bodies," the sequel to her Booker Pri...

Reactions To The Booker Prize Announcement

Posted 07.25.2012 | Books

The Man Booker Prize longlist was announced today, and reactions to one of the English language's most prestigious prizes have begun. Opinions, unsurp...

Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Posted 07.25.2012 | Books

The Man Booker Prize Longlist 2012 has been announced, and it contains a few surprises. Hilary Mantel, Will Self, Michael Frayn and Malaysian author T...

WATCH: First Footage From 'Life Of Pi'

Posted 06.19.2012 | Books

The producers of Life of Pi, based on Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning book, are certainly giving the movie a big build up. Following the releas...

In New Novels, Hilary Mantel Triumphs (Again) & John Irving Is Confused (Sexually)

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.15.2012 | Books
Michael Giltz

Sex is not the same thing as love. Author John Irving knows this intellectually and having a bisexual at the center of his latest novel is not a big deal.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 05.14.2012 | Books

"The Chemistry of Tears" by Peter Carey Knopf, $26.00 Publishes on May 15th What is it about? A museum conservator in London learns of the death...

Bring Up the Bodies: A Review and Interview With Booker Prize-winning Author Hilary Mantel

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

In Bring Up the Bodies, the sequel to the Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel weaves a richly textured world that is at once deeply foreign and entirely relevant.

The Story of Life: How It All Began by Penelope Lively

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 03.27.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

How It All Began is more than just a lovely and engaging story. It is a deeply incisive explanation of how we all begin, how we plod on, and how we approach the end.

Timothy Mo Is Missing: Thoughts on SOPA, Creativity, and True Fans

Daniel Ben-Horin | Posted 03.18.2012 | Technology
Daniel Ben-Horin

imothy Mo set up Paddleless Press in the pre-web mid-Nineties. Today, with a database of his existing readers and SEO-savvy marketing techniques, he'd have a better chance.

Julian Barnes, E.M. Forster, and the Message of the Unreliable Narrator

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 02.20.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

What does an unreliable narrator tell us about ourselves?

The Red Carpet Season for Books

Roxanne Coady | Posted 01.14.2012 | Books
Roxanne Coady

It's award season. Not the ones you're thinking of - the Emmys, the Oscars - but the Nobel, the Booker and the National Book Awards. Awards offer us, as readers, a focused, curated list of the best books of the year.

Ondaatje Magic One More Time: The Cat's Table

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 10.20.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

Since The English Patient, author Michael Ondaatje is an international star, and each new novel is greeted with appropriate fanfare. So too the haunting The Cat's Table.

The Winner Of The Booker Prize 2011 Is...

Posted 12.18.2011 | Books

The Man Booker Prize 2011 was awarded to "The Sense Of An Ending" by Julian Barnes. British gambling institutions will be the most upset by the dec...

The Booker Prize Announcement - LIVEBLOG

Posted 12.18.2011 | Books

Join the Books Editor Andrew Losowsky as he waits for the big announcement. Tweet comments at @huffpostbooks, email books@huffingtonpost.com or leave ...

Andrew Losowsky

Our Review Of The Booker Prize Shortlist

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 12.16.2011 | Books

Thrice-shortlisted author Julian Barnes is the favorite among gamblers to win the Man Booker Prize 2011. But is his the best book on the shortlist...

What Is The Booker Prize, And Why Should You Care?

Posted 12.16.2011 | Books

On Tuesday, the latest winner of The Man Booker Prize will be announced. It's one of the most important literary prizes in the English language - but ...

'It's Enormous Fun To Write About Adultery'

Posted 12.07.2011 | Women

Anne Enright is the author of "The Gathering," for which she won the 2007 Booker Prize, and the new novel "The Forgotten Waltz." We caught up with her...