Man Booker Prize

George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker prize

American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo," - a fictional account of US President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son.

October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018

Northern Irish author Anna Burns' "Milkman" wins Man Booker Prize

"Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scoops the 2018 Man Booker Prize, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel.

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker prize

American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo," - a fictional account of US President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

First South Korean wins Man Booker International Prize

South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize, sharing the £50,000 ($72,000, 63,500 euros) award with her translator -- who had only taught herself Korean three years before.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

Jamaican Marlon James wins Booker Prize

Jamaican author Marlon James wins the Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the 1970s.