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How the Man Booker short-list contenders shape up

LONDON (Reuters) – The winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize, considered one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards, will be announced on Tuesday in London. Here are capsule reviews by Reuters correspondents of the six short-listed contenders. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Two American authors make shortlist for Man Booker prize

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. writers captured only two of the six places on the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced on Tuesday, easing traditionalists’ fears that Americans would dominate the contest now it is open for the first time to … Continue reading

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Two American authors make shortlist for Man Booker prize

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. writers captured only two of the six places on the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced on Tuesday, easing traditionalists’ fears that Americans would dominate the contest now it is open for the first time to … Continue reading

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Four Americans on Man Booker long list as prize widens its reach

LONDON (Reuters) – American writers hold four of the 13 slots on the Man Booker Prize 2014 long list announced on Wednesday, the first year the prestigious literary award has been open to all authors writing in English and published … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s Eleanor Catton wins 2013 Man Booker prize

LONDON (Reuters) – New Zealand author Eleanor Catton won the 2013 Man Booker prize for English fiction on Tuesday for her novel “The Luminaries”, to become the youngest winner in the award’s 45-year history. Reuters: Entertainment News

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American invasion damp squib for some Man Booker diehards

LONDON (Reuters) – 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 are coming into the competition next … Continue reading

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American invasion damp squib for some Man Booker diehards

LONDON (Reuters) – 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 are coming into the competition next … Continue reading

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Third time lucky for Colm Toibin on Man Booker prize shortlist?

LONDON (Reuters) – Six tales from gold-rush New Zealand to Zimbabwe to the English countryside and elsewhere on the planet were shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker prize, organizers said on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Man Booker fiction prize nominees span the globe

LONDON (Reuters) – Life in London’s Jewish community and Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe, billionaires in China and hard times in Ireland all feature in the novels vying for this year’s Man Booker Prize. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Short story writer Lydia Davis wins Man Booker Intl fiction prize

LONDON (Reuters) – American short story writer Lydia Davis won the fifth Man Booker International Prize for fiction on Wednesday for a body of work that includes some of the briefest tales ever published. Reuters: Entertainment News

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