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


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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