Booker prize

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Bernardine Evaristo fears publishers may lose interest in black authors
Diversity in book industry must be sustained, and start at the top, Booker prize-winning author tells Hay festival

Rachel Hall

04, Jun, 2022 @8:39 PM

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‘It’s the best way to live!’: International Booker winners Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell
The Indian novelist and her translator scooped the £50,000 prize with Tomb of Sand, a novel about death – but with laughs. The morning after their triumph they talk about fun, feminism and famous ancestors

John Self

27, May, 2022 @1:40 PM

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‘They are totally smashing it!’ Bernardine Evaristo on the artistic triumph of older Black women
Artists, novelists, actors, poets: from the Venice Biennale to Bridgerton, Black women in their 50s and 60s are finally getting the recognition they deserve, says the pioneering Booker winner

Bernardine Evaristo

28, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart review – grit and longing in Glasgow
Young love drives dreams of escape in this immersive follow-up to the Booker-winning Shuggie Bain

Leo Robson

06, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Irish novelist Colm Tóibín wins Rathbones Folio prize for The Magician
Fictionalised biography of writer Thomas Mann beats Booker prize-winner Damon Galgut to £30,000 award

Lucy Knight

22, Mar, 2022 @7:30 PM

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Keri Hulme obituary
New Zealand author who won the Booker prize in 1985 for her novel the bone people, and also wrote poetry and short stories

Cushla Parekowhai and Marian Evans

01, Feb, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Keri Hulme, New Zealand’s first Booker prize-winning writer, dies aged 74
Author won the prize in 1985 for her first novel, The Bone People, which was described as a ‘unique example of Māori magical realism’

Janine Israel

28, Dec, 2021 @3:21 AM

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Damon Galgut’s layered feat of fiction is a clear Booker winner | Justine Jordan
The Promise, about a toxic family in a toxic society, feels like the book this author was born to write

Justine Jordan

03, Nov, 2021 @7:55 PM

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Damon Galgut wins Booker prize with ‘spectacular’ novel The Promise
The novelist takes the £50,000 prize with a ‘strong, unambiguous commentary on the history of South Africa and of humanity itself’

Alison Flood

03, Nov, 2021 @7:54 PM

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Damon Galgut is ‘all the rage’ favourite to win 2021 Booker prize
Bookmakers place South African novelist at 2/1 to take Wednesday’s award with his novel The Promise, closely followed by Richard Powers’s Bewilderment

Alison Flood

02, Nov, 2021 @11:44 AM

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Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnet review – unstable identities
This wry look at 1960s counterculture focuses on an enfant terrible of the anti-psychiatry movement to explore the gaps between appearance and reality

Nina Allan

14, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and carefully encouraged scandals
The long read: Its knack for creating tension and controversy has helped it remain an energising force in publishing for more than 50 years – but how do writers, publishers and judges cope with the annual agony of the Booker?

Charlotte Higgins

05, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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