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# Booker Prize

This week
26th November 2023 - 29th November 2023
Paul Lynch: From film critic to Booker Prize-winning writer
His fifth novel, Prophet Song, about a tyrannical government won the 2023 prize last night.
Irish author Paul Lynch wins 2023 Booker Prize for Prophet Song
“It is with immense pleasure that I bring the Booker home to Ireland,” the winning author told the event.
This year
Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov wins 2023 International Booker Prize
He shares the prize with the book’s translator Angela Rodel.
Last year
Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka wins 2022 Booker Prize
The winner was announced in a ceremony that was broadcast this evening.
All time
South African writer Damon Galgut wins 2021 Booker Prize
He has been nominated for the award on two previous occasions.
Prestigious Booker Prize scooped by Scottish debut novelist Douglas Stuart
Shuggie Bain is based on Stuart’s childhood in Glasgow in the 1980s.
Irish author Colum McCann longlisted for Booker Prize
McCann was nominated for his novel Apeirogon.
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo named as joint winners of 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction
Atwood has been awarded for The Testaments and Evaristo has been awarded for Girl, Woman, Other.
Six authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction
Irish author Kevin Barry had made the longlist for the 2019 awards. However, he did not make the shortlist.
Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize
Barry is longlisted for his novel Night Boat to Tangier.
Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize
Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award.
There's a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl
And it looks like it’s going to be pretty special.
A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night
Richard Flanagan is the third Australian to win the prestigious award.
Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book
The supermarket chain have made a sly reference to one of the United legend’s most famous quotes.
Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize
The 28-year-old New Zealander won the fiction award for her 832-page murder mystery The Luminaries.
Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist
This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.
John Banville wins Austrian literature prize
Banville, 67, will receive the award and the €25,000 prize money at a ceremony in Salzburg on July 25.
Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time
Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize for her book Bring Up the Bodies, beating off competition from Will Self.
Barnes avoids a Beryl by winning the Booker Prize
After his fourth time on the shortlist, British author Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prizer – and dissed Finnegan’s Wake in his acceptance speech.
Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist
Gallery: Check out the final six in the running for this year’s Man Booker.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s fix: Thursday election decision criticised, farewell to Tipperary North and South, and some politicians have a spot of bother with the birds…
Sebastian Barry makes Man Booker longlist
Irish author makes list of 13 authors vying for prestigious literary prize for his novel On Canaan’s Side.
Le Carré becomes the first author to say no to Booker prize shortlist
Spy specialist Le Carré says he doesn’t want the international Booker prize, but the judges say he can’t opt out.