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‘I feel women should say what they think’

Eleanor Catton, winner of the 2013 Man Booker prize, is bothered by the uneven treatment accorded to men and women in the public eye.

Concerns raised as Booker prize moves beyond ‘Commonwealth’

As the Man Booker prize extends its call for entries to countries such as the US, some fear this move will degrade the prestigious contest.

NoViolet Bulawayo makes Man Booker Prize longlist

Zimbabwean writer NoViolet Bulawayo is the only African on the Booker longlist that includes celebrated authors like Colm Tóibín and Jim Crace.

Finding peace after the terror of war

Tan Twan Eng uses the concepts that underpin Japanese gardens and the ancient Chinese gardens on which they are based to construct this unusual novel.

Barnes a unanimous choice for Booker

British novelist Julian Barnes finally won the literary prize that has eluded him on three previous occasions.

Insults and rivalries ahead of Booker Prize announcement

It has insults, rivalries and bitter accusations. The battle for Britain's most prestigious literary award is proving to be a page-turner.

The burden of memory

<b>Justine Jordan</b> reviews Julian Barnes's novella that has been shortlisted for the Booker prize.

SA’s Damon Galgut nominated for Booker Prize

South African author Damon Galgut has been nominated for a Booker Prize for his novel, <i>In a Strange Room</i>.

JM Coetzee to shun Booker prize ceremony again

He may be about to make history, but JM Coetzee will not be ruining his reputation as a reclusive writer by turning up at the Booker Prize ceremony.

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