To ‘survey this year’s harvest,’ as jury chair Neil MacGregor puts it, the Booker Foundation announces its 2022 jurors.
Calling himself ‘a writer fascinated by the edge of the map,’ South Africa’s Damon Galgut finally wins the Booker on his third shortlisting.
The November 3 event this year makes wider use of the BBC’s visual, audio, and digital channels in a 45-minute program.
The six novels chosen for the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction represent an even split this year between women and men.
The newly announced 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction longlist of 13 titles honors proven talent as well as a couple of debuts.
The Scottish-American winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction writes in Broad Scots and says he’s fascinated with translators’ work.
One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ also a National Book Award finalist.
Produced in partnership with the BBC, the Booker Prize for Fiction winner-announcement ceremony will be streamed on November 19 and feature several star speakers.
The six-title Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist carries forward four of the eight debuts that were included in its late-July longlist.
A book written in a child’s voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family.