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19 Aug 2014

Paul Kingsnorth - Longlist author interview

In the first of our interviews with Man Booker Prize 2014 longlisted authors we spoke to Paul Kingsnorth.
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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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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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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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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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04 Jul 2014

Now for something completely different

The reuniting of the Monty Python team for a series of shows at the O2 Dome in London may not seem to have much to do with the Man Booker Prizes but there is a link.
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27 Jun 2014

The University of Man Booker

This column tries to keep self-back-patting to a minimum but it nevertheless feels a warm glow at the news that the Man Booker Prize is itself to be the subject of an academic research project.
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20 Jun 2014

Arise Dame Hilary

‘Nobody should go into a trade like writing expecting applause, or universal approval, or even popularity.’ The words are Hilary Mantel's, spoken to one of this year's Man Booker judges, Erica Wagner, in an interview earlier this year. 
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