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The Man Booker Prize news and reviews, looking at the latest long-lists, short-lists, winners and rising literary stars favoured by the prestigious prize.

Sebastian Barry, Day’s Without End review

Sebastian Barry's Booker-Prize longlisted western odyssey, Day's Without End, is a beautifully written novel with a grim and honest story set during the Indian...

What to look forward to in 2017 – Music, TV, film,...

With the start of a New Year, here's our list of what to look forward to in 2017. Last year had its ups and...

Man Booker Prize 2016 winner announced as Paul Beatty for The...

The Man Booker Prize 2016 winner has been announced by the prestigious book award, naming Paul Beatty for his fourth novel, The Sellout. The...

BBC 2 confirms adaptation of Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries

Adding even more potential brilliance to the TV drama outlook for 2017, BBC 2 has confirmed that is will be adapting Eleanor Catton's critically...

The 2016 Booker Prize longlist is announced

The 2016 Booker Prize longlist has been announced today (27th July 2016), kicking things off for another batch of hard-hitting novels to add to...

Ali Smith, How To Be Both review

There's a thick line between confident self awareness and uncontrolled arrogance and for the characters that grace Ali Smith's How To Be Both unfortunately...

Marlon James, A Brief History Of Seven Killings review

Booker Prize 2015 winner, Marlon James, annihilates the top-ranking competition with his third novel, A Brief History Of Seven Killings, and with a sharp...

Marlon James announced as Booker Prize 2015 winner

With a remarkable third novel that's steeped in the history and gritty reality of Jamaica's underbelly, Marlon James has pulled off a major coup...

The Man Booker Prize 2015 shortlist announced

If the longlist was too all encompassing to feasibly tackle, the Booker Prize has just announced its 2015 shortlist to condense the award down...

The Man Booker Prize 2015 longlist announced

Having swathed their way through a total of 156 book, the judging panel for the 2015 Man Booker Prize has paired if down to...

Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road To The Deep North review

At an award ceremony London’s Guildhall in October last year, Richard Flanagan was named as the 2014 Booker Prize winner for his stunning historical drama,...

J by Howard Jacobson review

Howard Jacobson's J is about as difficult to like as it is to finish, but that doesn't necessarily mean that it isn't worthy of...

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