Bernardine Evaristo’s win makes her the first black woman to win the Booker since it began in 1969. Photo: AFP

Authors Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share 2019 Booker prize

  • Judges decided to ‘flout the rules’ to pick the first joint winners in nearly 30 years
  • Evaristo’s win makes her the first black woman to win the Booker since it began in 1969
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Bernardine Evaristo’s win makes her the first black woman to win the Booker since it began in 1969. Photo: AFP
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