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2016

The long list of shortlists

Following hot on the heels of the mother of all literary announcements, the Man Booker shortlist,

Haven’t you got homes to...

At the party to announce the 2016 Man Booker shortlist the prize’s director, Gaby Wood, made a

The Man Booker Prize 2016...

Man Booker Prize 2016 shortlist
First 155 novels became 13 and now they have shrunk again: the six books that have been named on the

Man Booker Prize announces...

The Man Booker Prize 2016 shortlist
Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien

How to distract a novelist

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2016

Eleanor Catton turns on the...

Eleanor Catton’s 2013 Man Booker winner, The Luminaries, came in at a thigh-crushing 848 pages.

The joy of multiple murders

Nice timing for Graeme Macrae Burnet. His Man Booker longlisting for His Bloody Project coincides

When it’s time to stop...

Elizabeth Strout’s success, with, among other things, her Pulitzer-winning Olive Kitteridge and now

The Man (Booker) in a van

One of the Man Booker longlisted authors who seems to have captured most public attention is Wyl

The Man Booker rewards crime

The announcement of the Man Booker longlist has unleashed, as it always does, a huge flurry of