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Anna Burns Wins the Man Booker Prize for ‘Milkman’

[ Read an interview with Val McDermid on what it was like to judge the 2018 Man Booker Prize. ] The novels selected for this year’s shortlist reflected a preoccupation with dark times and apocalyptic themes like ecological destruction, slavery and mass incarceration. Finalists included the Canadian author Esi Edugyan’s …

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50 years of the Man Booker prize

The first Man Booker award was presented in 1969, featuring novels that were mostly published during the preceding year. The Golden Man Booker Prize To celebrate the anniversary, a one-off Prize called the Golden Man Booker was announced. A panel of judges reviewed previous winners and a shortlist of …

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