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The winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is...

Richard Flanagan is tonight, Tuesday 14 October, announced as the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, published by Chatto & Windus.

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Success continues for #ManBooker2014 winner Richard Flanagan who is shortlisted for @Waterstones Book of the Year http://t.co/6tUmVpNYjo

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Joshua Ferris triumphs in the nick of time, Will Self's sharp pen and Paul Kingsnorth's dreams come true #ManBooker http://t.co/nWUd0iX8AZ

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'When we refer to great literature we use the present tense. Certain stories remain the same.' Nadeem Aslam #mbi2015 judge @NYUADInstitute

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How to be Both wins one

A good week for Ali Smith, one of this year's pipped-at-the-post Man Booker Prize shortlistees. She has just been awarded the Goldsmith's Prize for experimental fiction, worth £10,000.  more »

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Ferris's wheel of fortune

Joshua Ferris's disappointment at missing out on the Man Booker Prize this year should be a little lighter this week.  more »

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Richard Flanagan and literature's literal coalface

Richard Flanagan's Man Booker Prize win seems to have come in the nick of time. He spent so long writing The Narrow Road to the Deep North that his finances were in such a parlous state that, he says, “I was contemplating going to get what work I could in the mines in far northern Australia because things had come to such a pass with my writing.”  more »

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