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see Booker PrizeBooker Prize,
an award of £50,000 (originally £5,000) for the best novel of the year published in English in Great Britain; prior to 2014, it was only given to a British, Irish, or Commonwealth writer.
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London [UK], Oct 17 ( ANI ): Northern Irish writer Anna Burns was announced the winner of the 50th Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her book titled 'Milkman'.
The Man Booker Prize announced on Tuesday evening that the winner of its 50th award for fiction is Anna Burns, for her title Milkman.
Launched in 1969, the Man Booker Prize was only open to novelists from Commonwealth states until it began permitting authors of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK and Ireland, in 2014.
Cartoonist Nick Drnaso's Sabrina is the first graphic novel to be on a Man Booker Prize longlist.
The Man Booker Prize for fiction was Edugyan and her Black first awarded in 1969 and this year, for the first time, the list includes novels published in Ireland.
THE English Patient author Michael Ondaatje has been named as one of 13 writers on this year's Man Booker Prize long list, just weeks after he took home the Golden Man Booker, a one-off accolade to mark the literary prize's 50th anniversary.
"Garden" is the second novel by Malaysian writer, Tan Twan Eng, following "The Gift of Rain." "Garden" was published in 2012 and received much critical acclaim, such as the Man Asian Literary Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, according to CNA.
The prize is a counterpart to the Man Booker Prize for English-language novels and is open to books published in any language that have been translated into English.
Man Booker Prize The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language and published in the UK.
LONDON -- Mohsin Hamid and Kamila Shamsie, two British-Pakistani authors have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for 2017.