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Why This Year’s Booker Prize Has Made Me Lose Faith in Literary Awards

Why one reader has lost faith in literary awards following the recent Booker Prize announcement.

Literary Prizes Should Not Have Co-Winners

In light of the 2019 Booker Prize tie between two books, here's one reader's thoughts on why literary prizes should not have co-winners

2019 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The 2019 Booker Prize Longlist is comprised of 13 novels that span the globe, ranging from established authors to debuts from new voices.

LINCOLN IN THE BARDO Wins the Man Booker Prize

George Saunders gets the Man Booker Prize with his first novel LINCOLN IN THE BARDO.

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Booker-Winning Indian Novels

Mini-reviews of books by Indian authors that have won the Booker.

Reading Pathways: Salman Rushdie

Where to start with the work of Salman Rushdie

Introducing the Man Booker Prize 2016 Long List

The long list for the 2016 Man Booker Prize has been announced! Check out the highlights and more.

Lionel Shriver, A Year of Publishing Women, and White Feminism

The publishing industry is notoriously white. Industry executives, who are overwhelmingly straight and white, will conduct various mental gymnastics and ...

Confessions of a Booker Prize Judge

It is possible that the life of every Man Booker Prize judge ends in this way: sitting quietly in a ...

Booking the Booker: Three Raves and One Shocking Dud

Three previous winners of the Booker Prize count among my favorite books, but one, probably the most popular recent winner, ...

How the Booker got snookered

The literary world does bitchy really well. For proof, look no further than this year’s Man Booker Prize, featuring an ...