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#Booker Prize

# booker-prize - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

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.

# booker-prize - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize

Barry is longlisted for his novel Night Boat to Tangier.

# booker-prize - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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.

# booker-prize - Friday 31 July, 2015

There's a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl Moviewatch This post contains videos

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.

# booker-prize - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

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.

# booker-prize - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The42 Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book Bravo

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.

# booker-prize - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

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.

# booker-prize - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist

This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.

# booker-prize - Monday 22 April, 2013

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.

# booker-prize - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

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.

# booker-prize - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Barnes avoids a Beryl by winning the Booker Prize Posh Bingo

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.

# booker-prize - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist Booker Prize This post contains images

Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist

Gallery: Check out the final six in the running for this year’s Man Booker.

# booker-prize - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

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 Man Booker This post contains videos

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.

# booker-prize - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories. 5 o’clock.

From The Daily Edge Le Carré becomes the first author to say no to Booker prize shortlist Booker Prize

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.