Man Booker prize 2016

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Paul Beatty: ‘For me, Trump’s America has always existed’
Booker prize winner says president’s rise is not a shock and race relations have improved very little, even under Obama

Vidhi Doshi in Jaipur

22, Jan, 2017 @12:05 AM

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Paul Beatty: ‘I’ve got no idea how winning is going to affect my writing life, but I’m about to find out’
Man Booker prize winner on his ritual-free writing habits, secret music tastes and what winning means to him

Paul Beatty

29, Oct, 2016 @8:59 AM

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Big cheers for small publishers
The independent publisher Oneworld has won two Man Bookers in a row … and there are small presses in the running for the Baillie Gifford and TS Eliot prizes

Alison Flood

28, Oct, 2016 @8:30 AM

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Turned down 18 times. Then Paul Beatty won the Booker …
Publisher after publisher reckoned Paul Beatty’s satire The Sellout was too hot to handle. Was it the segregation? The slavery? Or just that he wrung so much humour out of it? He’s having the last laugh now. The Man Booker winner tells all

Charlotte Higgins

26, Oct, 2016 @5:06 PM

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Paul Beatty wins Man Booker prize 2016
Author wins for The Sellout, a satire of US racial politics, making him the first American writer to win award

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

26, Oct, 2016 @7:29 AM

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The Sellout rips up rulebook for what award-winning fiction looks like
In the era of Donald Trump and Black Lives Matter, Paul Beatty is an exhilarating addition to the Booker hall of heroes

Claire Armitstead Books editor

25, Oct, 2016 @8:49 PM

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Man Booker prize 2016: bookies' and public's favourites revealed
Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project, is a hit with readers – but gamblers are backing Madeleine Thien’s Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Alison Flood

25, Oct, 2016 @10:14 AM

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Man Booker prize 2016: the fine line between fiction and literature
The strongest shortlist in years heralds the next generation of great writers

Robert McCrum

24, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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How to write a Man Booker novel: six shortlisted authors share their secrets
Madeleine Thien, David Szalay, Deborah Levy, Paul Beatty, Ottessa Moshfegh and Graeme Macrae Burnet reveal the inspirations behind the books competing for the UK’s top literary prize

Madeleine Thien, David Szalay, Deborah Levy, Paul Beatty, Ottessa Moshfegh, Graeme Macrae Burnet

22, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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David Szalay's 'unsparing' All That Man Is wins Gordon Burn prize
Booker-shortlisted author’s novel takes £5,000 award for its ‘darkly funny, marvellously observant’ stories

Alison Flood

07, Oct, 2016 @10:01 PM

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The Man Booker prize 2016 shortlist – a judge’s view
Man Booker judge Jon Day surveys the shortlist – plus an analysis of this year’s lineup

Jon Day

15, Sep, 2016 @3:15 PM

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Booker prize may not have starry names, but it does generate curiosity
This year’s shortlist does not include big sellers but does raise important questions about what such prizes are for

Claire Armitstead

13, Sep, 2016 @10:40 PM

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