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15.08.12
Man Booker Live is an exciting new initiative for 2012. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction has partnered with Picturehouse Entertainment to broadcast ‘Prize Readings,’ an evening with the 2012 shortlisted authors at the Royal Festival Hall at London’s Southbank Centre on Monday 15 October. Read more...
07.11.11
13,000 copies of Man Booker Prize shortlisted titles have been distributed to students beginning university this autumn. Read more...
24.10.11
13,000 copies of Man Booker Prize shortlisted titles have been distributed to students beginning university this autumn. Read more...
18.10.11
Julian Barnes is Man Booker Prize 2011 winner Read more...
06.09.11
Julian Barnes, Carol Birch, Patrick deWitt, Esi Edugyan, Stephen Kelman and A.D. Read more...
26.07.11
Man Booker Prize 2011 longlist announced Read more...
18.05.11
Philip Roth announced as winner of fourth Man Booker International Prize Philip Roth is today announced as the winner of the fourth Man Booker International Prize at a press conference at the Sydney Opera House. Roth was chosen from a list of 13 eminent contenders including, for the first time, two Chinese novelists. Read more...
19.04.11
Beryl Bainbridge's 1998 novel, Master Georgie, is today (Tuesday 19 April) announced the winner of a special prize created to honour the late, much-loved author - the Man Booker Best of Beryl. Read more...
30.03.11
Statement issued by authors’ literary agent following announcement of list of finalists Following the announcement of the thirteen finalists of the Man Booker International Prize 2011, announced in Sydney, Australia this morning (10.30 Australia EST; 00.30 BST), literary agents, Curtis Brown, have issued the following statement on behalf of John le Carré: Read more...
30.03.11
Finalists’ List Announced - Chinese writers feature in the list for the first time - A more wide-ranging list, which includes best-selling international thriller writer John le Carré and crossover author Philip Pullman Read more...
14.03.11
The Australian city of Sydney will play an important role in the fourth  Man Booker International Prize.  The University of Sydney will host the press conference to announce the Judges' list of finalists on 30 March, and the winner of the £60,000 prize will be announced at the Sydney Writers' Festival on 18 May.    Read more...
08.02.11
Booker Prize Foundation creates special prize Read more...
31.01.11
William Boyd, Ali Smith, Colin Thubron & Candia McWilliam Read more...
25.10.10
The full judging panel for the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is announced today, Thursday 25 November 2010. Read more...
12.10.10
Howard Jacobson is tonight (Tuesday 12 October) named the winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for The Finkler Question, published by Bloomsbury. Read more...
06.10.10
Bookies’ favourite scoops prize Read more...
23.09.10
18,000 students to benefit from initiative Along with their kettle and corkscrew, nearly 18,000 freshers will be armed with a Man Booker Prize novel when they start university this autumn as the Booker Prize Foundation rolls out its student reading programme. Read more...
07.09.10
Truly Commonwealth list with authors from Australia, South Africa, Britain and Ireland Read more...
27.07.10
Man Booker Dozen announced The judges for the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction today, Tuesday 27 July, announce the longlist for the prize, the leading literary award in the English speaking world. A total of 138 books, 14 of which were called in by the judges, were considered for the ‘Man Booker Dozen' longlist of 13 books. The longlist includes: Read more...
19.05.10
J G Farrell tops poll to find best novel of 1970 Read more...