Booker Prize

Suzanne Dean designed the cover for the Man Booker prize winner 'The Sense of an Ending' by Julian Barnes. She talks about
A 'prize winner' sticker is a powerful thing in the book world, which is why literary awards - particularly the big ones
Tuesday was both Man Booker Prize day (read my account of the controversy, the Cape party and even a few words from Julian Barnes himself here) and the publication date of Books One and Two of Haruki Murakami's long awaited new novel, 1Q84.
Mohammed Hanif's 2008 debut, "A Case of Exploding Mangoes", was an impressive feat of imaginative and literary skill. It
This year's Man Booker Prize has been plagued by accusations of 'dumbing down', or, as the illiterate goons hauled off the street to act as judges might put it, 'dummin' daaan'.
Julian Barnes is favourite to finally claim one of the literary world's most prestigious prizes when the winner of this year's
It took the panel of judges just two hours to decide on the 13-strong longlist for this year's Man Booker prize - and there's