Marlon James Opens Up on His Epic Fantasy Trilogy

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In an Entertainment Weekly interview published this week, Man Booker prize winner Marlon James opened up about the epic fantasy series he is currently working on, to be known as the Dark Star Trilogy. And get this – it’s going to be based in African mythology. An African Lord of […]

Paul Beatty Wins Wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize with “The Sellout”

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In a black tie dinner at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday, Paul Beatty’s fourth novel, The Sellout, was named 2016’s Man Booker Prize winner. Mr. Beatty was born in Los Angeles in 1962, and received an MFA in creative writing from Brooklyn College and an MA in psychology from Boston University. […]

Not the Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist Announced and Your Chance to Vote!

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Every year at this time, the Man Booker Prize – a very prestigious British literary prize – comes out with its longlist of books eligible for the year’s award.  And shortly thereafter, The Guardian, a major British newspaper, comes out with its Not the Man Booker prize list, giving readers […]

Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

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The Booker Prize 2012 shortlist was announced Tuesday, with the early favorite being Hilary Mantel’s “Bring up the Bodies,” the sequel to her Booker Prize-winning “Wolf Hall,” which took the award in 2009. The shortlisted books are: Tan Twan Eng, “The Garden of Evening Mists” (Myrmidon Books) Deborah Levy, “Swimming […]