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Prestigious Booker Prize scooped by Scottish debut novelist Douglas Stuart
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Prestigious Booker Prize scooped by Scottish debut novelist Douglas Stuart

Nov 19th 2020, 8:10 PM 16,280 Views 3 Comments

Shuggie Bain is based on Stuart’s childhood in Glasgow in the 1980s.

Irish author Colum McCann longlisted for Booker Prize
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Irish author Colum McCann longlisted for Booker Prize

Jul 28th 2020, 8:43 AM 8,942 Views 1 Comment

McCann was nominated for his novel Apeirogon.

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo named as joint winners of 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction
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Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo named as joint winners of 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction

Oct 14th 2019, 10:05 PM 14,124 Views 11 Comments

Atwood has been awarded for The Testaments and Evaristo has been awarded for Girl, Woman, Other.

Six authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction
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Six authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:52 PM 23,503 Views 2 Comments

Irish author Kevin Barry had made the longlist for the 2019 awards. However, he did not make the shortlist.

Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize
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Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize

Jul 24th 2019, 8:04 AM 11,836 Views 8 Comments

Barry is longlisted for his novel Night Boat to Tangier.

Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize
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Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize

Jul 24th 2018, 7:36 AM 21,578 Views 17 Comments

Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award.

There's a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl
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There's a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl

Jul 31st 2015, 9:30 AM 22,719 Views 30 Comments

And it looks like it’s going to be pretty special.

A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night
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A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night

Oct 15th 2014, 10:00 AM 4,748 Views 10 Comments

Richard Flanagan is the third Australian to win the prestigious award.

Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book
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Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book

Oct 11th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,662 Views 7 Comments

The supermarket chain have made a sly reference to one of the United legend’s most famous quotes.

Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize
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Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize

Oct 15th 2013, 10:54 PM 9,146 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old New Zealander won the fiction award for her 832-page murder mystery The Luminaries.

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist
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Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist

Jul 23rd 2013, 12:47 PM 7,374 Views 19 Comments

This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.

John Banville wins Austrian literature prize
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John Banville wins Austrian literature prize

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:40 PM 6,146 Views 8 Comments

Banville, 67, will receive the award and the €25,000 prize money at a ceremony in Salzburg on July 25.

Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time
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Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time

Oct 16th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,081 Views 11 Comments

Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize for her book Bring Up the Bodies, beating off competition from Will Self.

Barnes avoids a Beryl by winning the Booker Prize
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Barnes avoids a Beryl by winning the Booker Prize

Oct 19th 2011, 10:25 AM 579 Views 0 Comments

After his fourth time on the shortlist, British author Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prizer – and dissed Finnegan’s Wake in his acceptance speech.

Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist
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Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist

Sep 6th 2011, 7:56 PM 448 Views 11 Comments

Gallery: Check out the final six in the running for this year’s Man Booker.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jul 26th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,026 Views 2 Comments

In today’s fix: Thursday election decision criticised, farewell to Tipperary North and South, and some politicians have a spot of bother with the birds…

Sebastian Barry makes Man Booker longlist
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Sebastian Barry makes Man Booker longlist

Jul 26th 2011, 6:13 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

Irish author makes list of 13 authors vying for prestigious literary prize for his novel On Canaan’s Side.

Take 5: Wednesday
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Take 5: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 4:55 PM 1,206 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories. 5 o’clock.

Le Carré becomes the first author to say no to Booker prize shortlist
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Le Carré becomes the first author to say no to Booker prize shortlist

Mar 30th 2011, 12:11 PM 954 Views 0 Comments

Spy specialist Le Carré says he doesn’t want the international Booker prize, but the judges say he can’t opt out.