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Man Booker Prize Unveils First Ever Graphic Novel Nomination 'Sabrina'

The world of literature is changing, and with that notion comes the first ever graphic novel to be nominated for the highly coveted Man Booker Prize. Nick Drnaso's visual drama 'Sabrina' has made the longlist;...

Man Booker Prize Elects First Us Winner With Racial Satire Novel

This year is a year for many literary firsts. Just as Bob Dylan has been named the first musician to win the Nobel Literature Prize, Paul Beatty is the first American to win the UK's...

Man Booker Prize Winner Marlon James Reveals His First Book Was Rejected 78 Times

In a story that proves you should never give up on your dreams, 2015’s Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James revealed that one of his previous novels ‘John Crow’s Devil’ was turned down by no...

Americans Stand Out In 'Booker Prize Shortlist', But Can They Win?

U.S writers dominated the talk after the announcement of the Man Booker Prize shortlist for 2014, with both Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler nominated for their novels To Rise Again at a Decent Hour...

Now, Why Isn't Dona Tarrt Nominated For The Man Booker Prize 2014?

In the first year since opening up nominations to international writers, The Man Booker Prize has announced its longlist for 2014 with almost a third of writers coming from America. In a much criticised decision,...

Smart Money Is On Eleanor Catton For The Man Booker Prize 2013

Though Jim Crace is the favourite for tonight's Man Booker Prize for his final novel, Harvest, literary fans shouldn't assume that the judging panel - headed by Robert Macfarlane - will resort to tributes for...

The Man Booker Prize Will Allow American Authors To Enter For The First Time In 2014

The Man Booker Prize has served as the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Commonwealth's most prestigious award for books and authors since it's inception in 1969. On Sunday, 15 September, The Sunday Times reported that...

Jim Crace Tipped To Win Man Booker Prize, Though Smart Money Is Elsewhere

The Hertfordshire born author Jim Crace has been installed as the bookies favourite for this year's Man Booker Prize for his novel Harvest, which he says will be his last. The book tells the story...

Man Booker Prize 2012: Historic Win For Hilary Mantel’S Bring Up The Bodies

Last night, Hilary Mantel made history when she became the first woman and also the first living British author to win the Man Booker Prize twice, BBC News reports. Not only that, but Mantel’s novel...

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