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2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction: Judges announced

The judges for the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction are announced today, Thursday 11 December 2014. 

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Speculation runs wild about the next Wolf Hall installment and judges spill the beans on judging the prize http://t.co/wMSPDkCyXC

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RT @FowlerMuseum: 2013 @manbookerprize finalist NoViolet Bulawayo speaks at @FowlerMuseum this Thurs (2/12) at 7:30 pm. http://t.co/fI76Tyj…

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Roddy Doyle on his #GalaxyQuickReads commissioned by Booker Prize Foundation and @Literacy_Trust's 'Books Unlocked' http://t.co/GZAY1NlZsn

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In partnership with @UCT_news we will be discussing Man Booker International winner Chinua Achebe on 25 February http://t.co/HpUEzJh4TF

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The finalists for Man Booker International Prize will be revealed at @UCT_News on Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Dame Marina Warner #MBI2015

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Ishiguro channels Clint Eastwood

Who would have thought that the author who brought us Stevens the butler in Remains of the Day (Man Booker winner in 1989) has secretly been harbouring a desire to write about that staple of film Westerns, a lone man on a horse? It has, it seems, long been Kazuo Ishiguro's wish and it has now come to fruition with his new novel The Buried Giant.  more »

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Ismail Kadare's contentment

The Albanian novelist Ismael Kadare was recently in Israel to pick up the Jerusalem Prize ‘for work which best expresses and promotes the idea of the freedom of the individual in society’. Previous winners include Arthur Miller, Haruki Murakami and 1998 Man Booker winner Ian McEwan.  more »

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The Man Booker International Prize 2015 finalists to be announced at the University of Cape Town

The Man Booker International Prize will announce the list of finalists for 2015 at the University of Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday 24 March 2015. The finalists will be announced at a press conference by Dame Marina Warner, chair of the 2015 judges  more »

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