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Unpicking the longlist

Is it a good thing? It is hard to tell but the big reveal of the Booker Prize longlist has been

The 2021 Booker Prize...

The longlist for the 2021 Booker Prize is announced today, Tuesday 27 July 2021.

Presidential prose

When Barack Obama was the occupant of the White House, he started a tradition of sharing his

Jolly good Fellows

Blowing one’s own trumpet is, of course, a tad vulgar, but there are times when a gentle parp

Unsworth’s English patience

Back in 1992, the Booker Prize was split between two winners, Michael Ondaatje and Barry

Key dates for you diary;...

The key dates for the 2021 Booker Prize are:

David Diop takes over Coventry

For anyone living in the environs of Coventry, now is your chance to get your hands on David

David Diop’s contentment

It seems safe to say that David Diop was not the individual who paid $28 million to join Jeff

Bigger than a novel

David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black won the International Booker Prize last week because