Man Booker prize 2018

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The Guardian view on arts prizes: a 20th-century phenomenon? | Editorial
Editorial: This year’s Booker and Turner prizes tell us artists and even judges are repudiating the winner-takes-all award. It may be time to find new ways to celebrate the arts


15, Dec, 2019 @6:25 PM

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Emilia Bassano isn’t the only woman denied her place in the literary canon | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
A report into the gender gap for authors is a timely reminder of bias in the media, says author Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

20, Mar, 2019 @2:49 PM

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A new start: Esi Edugyan on meeting her grandmother on her only trip to Ghana
The Canadian author visited her parents’ homeland thinking she would find her home. She left feeling less Ghanaian than ever

Esi Edugyan

30, Dec, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Jodie Comer: a Golden Globe snub, but her deadly talents will out | Rebecca Nicholson
It’s a travesty that her sympathetic psychopath Villanelle was overlooked for a nomination

Rebecca Nicholson

08, Dec, 2018 @3:15 PM

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Booker winner Milkman defies 'challenging' reputation to become bestseller
Anna Burns’s novel sold almost 10,000 copies in the first days after the prize, and Faber has printed 120,000 additional copies to meet demand

Alison Flood

23, Oct, 2018 @3:49 PM

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The story of Anna Burns shows how working-class talent is going to waste | Suzanne Moore
When the creative industries belong to the wealthy and their offspring, and being poor and dependent is seen as a moral failure, the success of her book Milkman is truly a cause for celebration

Suzanne Moore

22, Oct, 2018 @5:27 PM

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Ignore the naysayers on Milkman – the Booker judges got it right | Letters
Letters: Alan Horne says Milkman is unputdownable, Alison Leonard recommends other books on Northern Ireland for politicians, Dean Smith puts Margaret Atwood right, and Maurice George praises the Guardian Review


19, Oct, 2018 @3:55 PM

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Milkman is an essential novel for our times – every politician should read it | Charlotte Higgins
The Booker winner delivers more insight into the estrangement of a society from itself than most of our MPs could muster, says Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

17, Oct, 2018 @5:06 PM

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'It’s nice to feel I’m solvent. That’s a huge gift': Anna Burns on her life-changing Booker win
The author was in terrible pain and couldn’t afford to feed herself when she wrote her novel Milkman. She talks about growing up during the Troubles – and her ‘dreamlike’ success

Lisa Allardice

17, Oct, 2018 @4:53 PM

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The inside story of judging the Man Booker prize 2018 | Val McDermid
Novelist and judge Val McDermid reports that, contrary to award lore, the drama was restricted to the books at this year’s deliberations

Val McDermid

17, Oct, 2018 @12:36 PM

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Milkman is a bold choice but it's unlikely to please booksellers
Anna Burns’s Booker winner is experimental, even baffling, but it does speak to our era

Claire Armitstead

16, Oct, 2018 @9:00 PM

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Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for ‘incredibly original’ Milkman
Judges unanimous in choice of Northern Irish winner for ‘utterly distinctive’ Troubles-era novel

Alison Flood and Claire Armitstead

16, Oct, 2018 @8:51 PM

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