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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 16,295 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 8,958 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 14,153 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 23,529 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 11,849 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 21,602 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 22,728 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 4,756 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 7,666 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 9,148 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 7,376 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 6,147 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 7,087 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 590 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 456 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 1,030 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 514 Views 1 Comment

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

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 955 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.