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09 Feb 2015

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
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06 Feb 2015

Cromwell, quick or slow?

Three episodes in and the nation's press continues with its Wolf Hall obsession.
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30 Jan 2015

Wild about Wolf Hall

‘How to describe the viewing nation’s response to the first instalment?’ asked John Sutherland of the initial television outing of Wolf Hall.
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22 Jan 2015

Professor John Bayley dies aged 89

Professor John Bayley, Dame Iris Murdoch’s widower and former Booker Prize Chair, died aged 89 on 12 January 2015.
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16 Jan 2015

And then there were five...

What with imitation being the sincerest form of flattery and all that, it is good to note that Canada's preeminent literary prize, the Giller, credits the Man Booker for its decision to increase the number of its judges to five for the first time in its 22-year history.
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09 Jan 2015

The upwardly mobile Man Booker

The start of 2015 saw a clutch of Man Bookerites go up in the world. 
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