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Booker Prize reveals shortlist events ahead of big announcement

The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with appearances via “Front Row”, social media and Guardian Live alongside readings from the Old Vic on... Read more

Booker Prize announcement delayed to avoid Obama clash

The announcement of this year's Booker Prize winner is being postponed for two days until 19th November to avoid clashing with the publication date of... Read more

Indies dominate Booker Prize shortlist as Mantel misses out

Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses... Read more

Booker shortlist praised, but disappointment over lack of homegrown authors

Retailers and literary agents have praised the range of new voices on the Booker Prize shortlist, although some have lamented the high number of US... Read more

Booker Prize longlist sees Mantel and Tyler up against eight debut novelists

Two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel and US novelist Anne Tyler are up against eight debut novelists, including Kiley Reid and Avni Doshi, on this year's longlist for... Read more

Booker Prize 2020 opens for entries

Submissions for the 2020 Booker Prize open today (15th January). Read more

Child, Busby and Sissay join 2020 Booker Prize judging panel

Lee Child will be a judge for the 2020 Booker Prize, it has been revealed, joining a panel including author Lemn Sissay and chaired by... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features a rare Salman Rushdie appearance, the launch of a new independent publisher and the 2019 Booker Prize ceremony. Read more

Atwood and Shafak lead Booker shortlist sales

The Booker Prize will be awarded tonight, with sales of Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) outselling every title on the shortlist, according to... Read more

Pictures of the week

Author Adele Parks scales a skyscraper for charity in this week's pictures round-up, while Margaret Atwood celebrates the launch of The Testaments at Waterstones Piccadilly.... Read more

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