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Man Booker Prize Articles

Review: ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

Review: ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

Fashion editor Alice Porter argues that the ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel prioritises plot over politics with a novel that was unnecessarily built up
Anna Burns wins the 2018 Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns wins the 2018 Man Booker Prize

Gurnaik Johal discusses Anna Burns’ novel Milkman, which has made her the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize
Preview: Manchester Literature Festival

Preview: Manchester Literature Festival

Gurnaik Johal picks out highlights from the upcoming Manchester Literature Festival and looks ahead to an exciting season of literary events

Kamila Shamsie in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’

The MANchester Booker Prize 2013

The reviews are in! Books Editor Esmé Clifford Astbury invites readers to vote for their favourite

Harvest by Jim Crace

Favourite to win the Man Booker Prize 2013, Jim Crace’s Harvest is a beautifully written tribute to those affected by the Enclosure Acts, says Shanda Moorghen

The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín’s The Testament of Mary gnaws away at previously held beliefs and convictions as only good literature can, says Katie Myerscough

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being is a beautiful expression of trying to capture an exact moment of time in writing, says Elizabeth Linsley

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names juxtaposes the bleak backdrop of a Zimbabwean shantytown with the warmth that Darling and her friends radiate with their bright outlook and youthful energy, says Maisie Boggild-Jones

The Booker of Bookers

Books Editor Annie Muir looks back at the ultimate Booker Prize winner, Midnight’s Children

Taking on the Man Booker Prize

Esmé Clifford Astbury considers this year’s Booker Prize shortlist and invites readers to take a stab at predicting the winner