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#Booker Prize

From TheJournal.ie Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo named as joint winners of 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction Booker Prize

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Six authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction Booker Prize

Six authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize Award

Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize

Barry is longlisted for his novel Night Boat to Tangier.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize Books

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There's a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl Moviewatch This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night Congrats Are In Order

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

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

From The42 Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book Bravo

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize Winning

Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize

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

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist Man Booker Prize

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist

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

From TheJournal.ie John Banville wins Austrian literature prize European Literature

John Banville wins Austrian literature prize

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

From TheJournal.ie Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time Winning

Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time

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

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 Booker Prize This post contains images

Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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…

From TheJournal.ie Sebastian Barry makes Man Booker longlist Man Booker This post contains videos

Sebastian Barry makes Man Booker longlist

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

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories. 5 o’clock.

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

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