Fiction at its finest



18 Dec 2015

And on lead vocals . . .

It is the year of the women at the Man Booker.

14 Dec 2015

2016 Judges announced

The judges of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction are announced.

11 Dec 2015

Best ever books and Man Booker books

In a fascinating exercise the BBC recently commissioned a poll to discover the best 100 British novels of all time.

27 Nov 2015

Man Booker rehab

DBC Pierre, Man Booker winner in 2003 with Vernon God Little, gives an idea of just what a big deal the prize is in a writer's life.

20 Nov 2015

Dishing the dirt on Marlon James

Marlon James, this year’s Man Booker winner with A Brief History of Seven Killings, has been musing on the effect winning the prize has had on his life (it is only a tad over a month since he was named the victor).

30 Oct 2015

The unpleasantness of literature

Howard Jacobson, Man Booker winner in 2010, has been in fine, well, Jacobsonian form recently when defending this year's winner, Marlon James, against a reviewer who took against A Brief History of Seven Killings.