Man Booker Prize Blog

   16/10/2018 - 08:55 PM

Anna Burns Wins the Man Booker Prize for ?Milkman?

The judges cited her use of dark humor to explore tribalism, state-sponsored terrorism, social division and sexual and political oppression.



   14/10/2018 - 12:00 PM

Val McDermid on What It?s Like Judging the Man Booker Prize

She read 171 books for the prestigious literary prize. ?On Oct. 17, I?m going to sit down and read a book I have no obligation to read,? she said.



   20/09/2018 - 09:48 AM

Man Booker Prize Shortlist Reflects Dark Times

The six books in the running for one of the world?s major literary awards includes a novel written in verse. Two American authors made the cut.



   31/08/2018 - 01:30 PM

Greeted as the First Great Millennial Author, and Wary of ...

Sally Rooney, a funny, cerebral Marxist from Dublin, wrote a novel about people like her. She didn?t expect it to be a smash hit.



   09/08/2018 - 08:00 PM

Olga Tokarczuk?s Book ?Flights? Is Taking Off

It is not her only novel to be translated into English, but it is the first one to establish her reputation beyond her native Poland.



   23/07/2018 - 11:01 PM

Graphic Novel in Running for Man Booker Prize for First Time

The nomination of Nick Drnaso?s ?Sabrina? for Britain?s major literary prize is a breakthrough moment for the format.



   08/07/2018 - 07:30 PM

?The English Patient? Wins Best of Man Booker Prize

Michael Ondaatje?s 1992 wartime novel won the special award commemorating 50 years of Man Booker prizes.



   26/05/2018 - 05:30 PM

5 Novels Selected To Vie as Best of the Booker Prize Winners

The authors up for the one-time award include Hilary Mantel, V.S. Naipaul and Michael Ondaatje.



   30/03/2018 - 03:36 PM

Bar Americans From Man Booker Prize, Fed-Up British Authors ...

With Britain?s most prestigious literary award increasingly dominated by Americans, a push to return to old rules excluding them has gained strength.



   14/03/2018 - 09:00 AM

The Evolution of One of Fiction?s Gay Liberators

Alan Hollinghurst, one of England?s most celebrated novelists, has changed with the times and found new ways to surprise.