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08 Aug 2014

In the red Man Booker corner...

At the risk of being rude to this year's Man Booker longlisted authors, The Australian has just pointed out a mouthwatering prospect for next year's prize. The Man Booker has only three more-than-once winners – J.M. CoetzeePeter Carey and Hilary Mantel have all won twice.
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07 Aug 2014

The 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist

As always, our announcement of the Man Booker ‘dozen’, the 12 or 13 books to make the longlist, has prompted discussion and debate amongst book fans around the world.  Below are some of the more frequently asked questions about this year’s longlist – we hope this helps answer some of your queries.
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05 Aug 2014

Man Booker sooner rather than later

Amongst the comment generated by the announcement of the Man Booker longlist was a sense of mild disappointment that five of the books were not yet published.
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30 Jul 2014

Talking 13 to the Man Booker dozen


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25 Jul 2014

The 2014 longlist... a reflection

The Man Booker Prize longlist has now been published and the “American question” that has been left hanging since the announcement that this year the prize would be open to American novelists for the first time can now be answered. The fears of those who foretold a transatlantic deluge have not materialised
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23 Jul 2014

Longlist 2014 announced

And the longlist for 2014 is...
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21 Jul 2014

The indomitable Nadine Gordimer

The death this week of Nadine Gordimer has brought about a flood of reminiscences. 
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16 Jul 2014

One day to go until The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014 Longlist...

Tomorrow - Wednesday 23 July 2014 - we will be unveiling the longlist, or Man Booker ‘Dozen’, for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. 
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14 Jul 2014

Nadine Gordimer dies aged 90

Nadine Gordimer, Booker Prize winner (1974) and Man Booker International Prize judge (2007), has died aged 90. She was widely known as an author and anti-Apartheid activist, described by Seamus Heaney as one of the “guerrillas of the imagination”.
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11 Jul 2014

Is Lydia Davis a poet?

Lydia Davis, the winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize, was recently in Paris, the city where she says she first learned to write.
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