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29 Jul 2015

Who saw that coming?

Even by the standards of Man Booker longlists, which have taught followers of literature to expect the unexpected, this year's Man Booker Dozen is, well, unexpected.     
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29 Jul 2015

Man Booker Prize announces 2015 longlist

The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today, Wednesday 29 July 2015.
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24 Jul 2015

An earful of the Man Booker

The Man Booker Prize is traditionally a feast for the eyes and the mind. Now, ever mindful of the need to provide aficionados with a regular Man Booker fix, it is titillating another sense too – the ears. 
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24 Jul 2015

The Man Booker Prize Podcast

Today marks the launch of the ‘Man Booker Prize Podcast’ – an exciting new audio series that takes as its focus the prize’s tagline, Fiction at its Finest, and looks at the very best from the world of books.
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17 Jul 2015

Man Booker on the Big-Screen and Beyond

The countdown is well and truly on for this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist, which will be announced on 29 July.
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10 Jul 2015

Betting, Books and International Fiction

The announcement trailed in last week’s newsletter caused much speculation, as Jonathan Taylor revealed at the press conference on Tuesday.
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07 Jul 2015

Evolution of the Man Booker International Prize announced

As the Man Booker Prize closes in on its fiftieth year, things look rather different than they did when the prize was founded back in 1969.
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03 Jul 2015

All the President's reading

Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, the highest-selling Man Booker winning novel of them all, has fans in very high places
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26 Jun 2015

Playtime with Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson, Man Booker winner in 2010 with The Finkler Question, has been musing – in his inimitable way – on the nature of art and creativity.
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19 Jun 2015

A return to Wolf Hall

If reports are to be believed then the BBC has already started putting money aside for its candle budget.
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