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Jenny’s Reads: the Man Booker Prize plus festive season reads

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It’s come and it’s gone. Of course, I’m referring to the illustrious Booker Prize, often described as the world’s most important literary prize in the English language. It’s changed a great deal in the last few years. A decision was taken to allow the Americans in and nothing’s been the same since. They wiped the […]

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The Importance of the Man Booker Prize

There are so many awards every year for books, so why is the Man Booker so important? Huffington Post puts it best here: The prize is seen as a mark of literary quality – which meansĀ a guaranteed rise in book sales. Winning books are often optioned for movies, they get a huge amount of international […]

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