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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.

The Man Booker Prize 2014 winner announced

Richard Flanagan was announced as the 2014 Man Booker Prize winner at the awards dinner at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday the 14th October 2014...

The Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist

The 9th September 2014 saw the Man Booker Prize release its 2014 shortlist, but with such a contentious longlist already in the bag, did...

J by Howard Jacobson hardback release

Making it through to the Booker Prize 2014 longlist before your book has even been released is a pretty impressive feat for Howard Jacobson...

The Booker Prize 2014 Longlist revealed

The Booker Prize 2014 Longlist has recently been revealed by this years judges, and while it's the first in its history to admit novels...

Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall review

Though we're a little late to the party in our review of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall, we can't help but add our take on...

The Man Booker Prize 2013 winner

It's not necessarily easy stringing a coherent sentence together at the age of 27, let alone writing more than 800 pages of literature that's...

Man Booker Prize 2013 shortlist announced

Following the recent release of their longlist, the Man Booker Prize 2013 has now announced its more condensed shortlist of candidates for this year's...

The Man Booker Prize 2013 longlist

In case you missed it, The Man Booker Prize longlist was announced recently, highlighting some of the years greatest writers and their respective novels....

Swimming Home, Deborah Levy review

As the name suggests, Swimming Home by British writer Deborah Levy is a submerged plunge into the refracting light and pockets of darkness of...

Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil small paperback release

Short-listed for the 2012 Booker Prize, Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis is a period read of a different kind. Set in the opium dens of Old...

The Hay Festival celebrates it’s silver jubilee in 2012

Back in the heady heat of the late 80s, the Hay Festival was created pretty much out of nothing more than ingenuity and a...

A.D. Miller, Snowdrops review

Shortlisted in the 2011 Booker Prize and the CWG Gold Dagger 2011, A.D. Miller's Snowdrops got very close to pulling off a couple of...

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