Booker moves to British Museum

<p>The Man Booker Prize is to move its prize-giving ceremony to the British Museum for the 2002 awards. The announcement of the winner of the literary prize will take place in the Great Court of the British Museum on 22nd October and will be televised live on BBC Two. The Booker Prize awards event had traditionally been held at London's Guildhall. The announcement came as the organisers faced a barrage of press criticism over a possible expansion of the prize to include American writers.</p><p> Booker issued a press statement this morning (23rd May) attempting to clarify the position after ...

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