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‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins the 2017 Man Booker prize

‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins the 2017 Man Booker prize

The 2017 Man Booker Prize has been won by US author George Saunders for his debut novel Lincoln in the Bardo. The novel recounts a historical incident involving US President Abraham Lincoln as the starting point for a story that explores themes of death, loss and grief. When his young eleven year old son died in […]

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Out author Marlon James wins prestigious Man Booker Prize

Out author Marlon James wins prestigious Man Booker Prize

Out author Marlon James has taken the 2015 Man Booker Prize which celebrates original and outstanding works of literature. The Jamaican writer received the honour for his novel, ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’, which draws on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley during the ‘70s. James was awarded £50,000 by the Duchess of Cornwall […]

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