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Appiah's novel philosophy

The philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah has just been announced as the chair of the 2018 Man Booker

Kwame Anthony Appiah to...

Kwame Anthony Appiah
The philosopher, cultural theorist and novelist Kwame Anthony Appiah has been named chair of the

Peter Carey's conscience

Peter Carey, one of only four double Man Booker winners (alongside, J.G Farrell, J.M. Coetzee and

Books and fighting the world

At the Baillie Gifford Prize ceremony this week – won by David France for his chronicle of AIDS

Creativity, George Saunders...

Before he became a novelist, George Saunders was a technical writer dressed in “sad khakis” at

Saunders the sensible

George Saunders, the new Man Booker winner, talks a lot of sense. When asked about the innovative

Ishiguro, the Nobel and...

Amid the global interest in (and approval of) Kazuo Ishiguro being awarded the Nobel Prize for

The Nobel gets there, 18...

Just as long as the Nobel Prize committee knows, the Man Booker spotted Kazuo Ishiguro first.  Many

Marlon James and Queen B

As the clock ticks and the Man Booker Prize 2017 gets ever closer, a clutch of former winners are in

George Saunders book is...

George Saunders, one of this year’s Man Booker shortlistees, was recently asked whether his