Golden Man Booker prize

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'Over my dead body': Booker prize archives reveal unknown judging battles
British Library puts archive online, ranging from the coin-toss that won David Storey 1976’s award to Joanna Lumley’s disdain for The Bone People

Alison Flood

06, Sep, 2018 @1:27 PM

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Moon Tiger: ferociously complicated – and fantastically readable
Penelope Lively’s title takes its name from a brand of mosquito coil, which also suggests its circling narrative and the spiralling nature of memory

Sam Jordison

10, Jul, 2018 @9:59 AM

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The English Patient wins public poll of best Man Booker in 50 years
Golden Booker names Michael Ondaatje’s bestselling novel as public’s favourite winner

Alison Flood

08, Jul, 2018 @7:47 PM

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Penelope Lively's Moon Tiger is our reading group choice for July
Whether it wins this month’s Golden Man Booker prize remains to be seen, but the popular vote here has gone to an underrated classic

Sam Jordison

03, Jul, 2018 @10:37 AM

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The Man Booker at 50: flawed – but still the best way to judge our literature
The public is invited to choose a ‘Golden Booker’ from five decades of winners. Time will tell if future readers agree

Robert McCrum

01, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Reading group: Help choose a Booker prize winner to read in July
The Golden Man Booker prize judges are making their choice – but we want your ‘gold’. The author will win our attention for a month. Please vote!

Sam Jordison

26, Jun, 2018 @10:33 AM

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Hits and surprises as judges reveal the Man Booker’s shortlist of five golden decades
Mantel and Ondaatje are in but Rushdie’s out as judges name shortlist for public vote on best novel

Vanessa Thorpe

26, May, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Will Midnight's Children come up golden for Salman Rushdie again?
The Man Booker prize is celebrating 50 years of the award with yet another search for the best ever winner. But can anyone beat Rushdie?

Claire Armitstead

25, May, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Man Booker festival: Peter Carey, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel among lineup
‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ gathering of winners in London in July will include rare joint appearance from mother-daughter honorees Anita and Kiran Desai

Alison Flood

11, Apr, 2018 @12:05 PM

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