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  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    New Zealander Eleanor Catton the youngest Man Booker Prize winner

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the youngest Booker winner New Zealand author Eleanor Catton has become the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for The Luminaries, a novel set in her homeland in the 19th century that explores ... Catton's publisher Fergus Barrowman, of Victoria University Press, praised the Booker judges' vision in selecting the 832-page novel, the longest to ever win the prize. He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1333097/new-zealander-eleanor-catton-youngest-man-booker-prize-winner
  2. News - World - LITERATURE

    Malaysian author Tash Aw's novel up for Man Booker prize

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Malaysian author's novel up for Man Booker prize The latest book by award-winning Malaysian lawyer Tash Aw, Five Star Billionaire, is among the books named in the longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize. It offers a rare insight into the booming world of Shanghai business and the main characters are Malaysian-Chinese who go to Shanghai to make money. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289475/malaysian-author-tash-aws-novel-man-booker-prize
  3. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Hilary Mantel wrote herself into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and first Briton to win the coveted Man Booker prize for fiction twice with Bring ... the devastating effect depression can have on apparently stable people. As well as the prize money, the winner of the Man Booker prize awarded to an author from the Commonwealth, Zimbabwe or Ireland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1062967/hilary-mantel-makes-history-second-booker-fiction-prize
  4. Booker prize goes for the big kill as unknowns dominate shortlist

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... In a year when A-list authors have produced below-par work, the judges have snubbed heavyweights and favoured newcomers in the Man Booker shortlist. 'This is giant killers' ... won the Booker in 2000 and has been shortlisted three times, now stands head and shoulders above the rest. British bookmaker William Hill has already made Atwood's futuristic novel, Oryx ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428551/booker-prize-goes-big-kill-unknowns-dominate-shortlist
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Man Booker rule change reflects borderless world

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 07:03pm by Peter Gordon

    ... Peter Gordon Peter Gordon says the prize will be different, though perhaps not better Man Booker rule change reflects borderless world Eleanor Catton recently won the last Man Booker prize ... And Lahiri now lives in Italy. The Man Booker is not the only prize where this sort of thing happens. American Claire Messud was up for this year's Giller Prize in Canada on the basis, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1342715/man-booker-rule-change-reflects-borderless-world
  6. Fully booked for the year

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... the English department at Chinese University. 'We want them to be able to read the long and shortlisted books, as they do with our sister prize, the Man Booker, and to become caught up ... Although the prize can't compare with the US$30,000 awarded to winners of the Man Asian Literary Prize, the Bickleys' venture serves as a catalyst. 'This prize is unusual because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731396/fully-booked-year
  7. Strangers

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Strangers by Anita Brookner Penguin, HK$121 Anita Brookner has the dubious distinction of being the shortest winner of the Booker Prize. I don't mean to suggest ... the clever, cultured but disconnected Paul with the man she once loved. Brookner writes with spare grace and psychological insight. Sturgis is a tortured soul, but mainly by thoughts of talking about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708511/strangers
  8. Lifestyle - Books

    American invasion damp squib for some Man Booker diehards

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 09:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London No one but the jurors can say which of six short-listed books will receive the Man Booker Prize for fiction on October 15, but one thing for certain is the Americans ... by British writer Philip Hensher in the Guardian was headlined: “Well, that’s the end of the Booker prize, then.” But a piece by novelist Sophie Hardach in the online edition of US-based the Atlantic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1317764/american-invasion-damp-squib-some-man-booker-diehards
  9. A Brief History of The Man Booker Prize

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd 1969 P.H. Newby's Something to Answer For wins the first Booker-McConnell Prize. Aiming to reward the best novel of the year by a citizen of the Commonwealth ... as the 'Booker of Bookers'. 1982 Thomas Keneally wins with Schindler's Ark. 1989 John Banville is shortlisted for The Body of Evidence. The prize goes to Kazuo Ishiguro for The Remains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539083/brief-history-man-booker-prize
  10. News - World - LITERATURE

    Hilary Mantel does Booker double with 'Bring Up the Bodies'

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in London

    ... Booker double with 'Bodies' British writer Hilary Mantel has won the prestigious Man Booker literary prize for a second time with her blood-soaked Tudor saga Bring Up the Bodies, which ... and the first woman, to achieve a Booker double. "You wait 20 years for a Booker Prize, and two come along at once," Mantel joked as she accepted the award at London's medieval Guildhall. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1063364/hilary-mantel-does-booker-double-bring-bodies

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