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American Short Story Author Wins Major Fiction Prize

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Books

* Short story author wins Man Booker International Prize * Lydia Davis was inspired by Proust's monumental work (Adds winner's quot...

Booker Prize Winning Follow-Up Release Date Confirmed

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Atlantic Books has revealed that Aravind Adiga's follow-up to the Man Booker prize winning The White Tiger will be published in June next year. Ravi M...

Booker Winner 'Finkler Question' Reviewed By Ron Charles

washingtonpost.com | Ron Charles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Although there is a plot, "The Finkler Question" is really a series of tragicomic meditations on one of humanity's most tenacious expressions of malic...

Howard Jacobson, Margaret Atwood, Peter Carey, Alan Hollinghurst And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yesterday, the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction went to Howard Jacobson for "The Finkler Question." Although Jacobson took home the prize yesterday, ...

Booker Prize Betting Suspended

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The bookmaker's spokesperson David Williams said £15,000-worth of bets were placed on "C" on Wednesday morning, completely outstripping all earlier b...

Booker Prize 2010 Shortlist

themanbookerprize.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America (Faber and Faber) Emma Donoghue Room (Picador - Pan Macmillan) Damon Galgut In a Strange Room (Atlantic Bo...

Martin Amis: Awards Only Go To Boring Books

Telegraph | Stephen Adams, Arts Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amis, 60, has never won a major literary award such as the Man Booker or Costa, despite his popular appeal. The closest he got was when his novel Time...

Why J.G. Farrell's 'Troubles' Deserved To Win The Lost Booker Prize

The Guardian | Sam Jordison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The best book won. JG Farrell's Troubles took more than twice as many votes as any other book on the shortlist for the Lost Booker prize -- and quite ...

The Forgettable And The Overlooked In Lit Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This year is a good one for female writers; most of the major literature prizes have gone to women, though whether this is a fluke, a new trend of hei...

Booker Prize: Why No Coverage?

The Guardian | Robert McCrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Once upon a time in the last century, when new fiction was fashionable, the Booker prize (now the Man Booker) was considered Breaking News, upending t...