Man Booker Prize chooses 13 novels for its 2017 longlist

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THIRTEEN books have made it onto the prestigious Man Booker Prize longlist, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.

Revealed to the public on Thursday, July 27, the list includes four American and four British authors, two from Ireland, two authors of Pakistan and British heritage and one writer from Indian. Continue reading

Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction

 

PAUL Beatty has become the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

His book, The Sellout, is published by small independent publisher Oneworld, who had their first win in 2015 with Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings. Continue reading