Booker Prize - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Booker Prize


Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize

Oct 15, 2019 - 10:54 AM

Atwood wins for 'The Testaments,' while Evaristo wins for 'Girl, Woman, Other'

Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie vie for Britain's 50th Booker Prize

Oct 14, 2019 - 11:57 AM

Atwood is nominated for her book 'The Testaments,' while Rushidie is nominated for 'Quichotte'

U.S. author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:03 AM

The author receives the award for his full-length novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo'

First South Korean wins Man Booker International Prize

May 17, 2016 - 11:25 PM

Author Han Kang is splitting her prize money with her translator who only taught herself Korean 3 years before

FIRST SOUTH KOREAN WINNER. Author Han Kang from South Korea poses for photographs after being announced the winner of the 'Man Booker International Prize 2016' with the fiction novel 'The Vegetarian.' Photo by Hannah McKay/EPA

Novel karya Eka Kurniawan jadi nomine Man Booker Prize

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:17 AM

Man Tiger terjemahan dari Lelaki Harimau masuk daftar panjang nomine Man Booker Prize 2016

Pengarang Eka Kurniawan. Foto dari IFI ID

Jamaican author Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize

Oct 14, 2015 - 11:51 AM

Marlon wins the prize for best novel for his book A Brief History of Seven Killings about the attempted assassination of Bob Marley

MARLON JAMES. The author poses for pictures after it was announced that he won the Man Booker Prize. File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Australian author Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize

Oct 15, 2014 - 9:39 AM

Australian novelist Richard Flanagan won for his book The Narrow Road to the Deep North inspired by his father s experience as a prisoner of war

WINNER'S SMILE. Australian novelist Richard Flanagan holds a copy of his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' as he poses as winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize, at Guildhall in London, Britain, 14 October 2014. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

First black African woman nominated for Booker Prize

Sep 11, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Zimbabwe s NoViolet Bulawayo was nominated for her novel We Need New Names which follows the girl s decision to leave a shanty town in Zimbabwe and move to live with an aunt in the United States

FIRST FROM AFRICA. NoViolet Bulawayo, first black African woman to be nominated for the Man Booker Prize, in this file photo. Photo from Bulawayo's official Facebook page

Novelist Mantel makes history with second Booker Prize

Oct 17, 2012 - 12:21 PM

Mantel picked up the prize one of the highest profile awards in English language literature for part two of her Thomas Cromwell trilogy Bring up the Bodies at a ceremony at London s Guildhall

MAKING HISTORY. British author Hilary Mantel poses for pictures after winning the 2012 Man Booker literary prize for her novel "Bring Up The Bodies" in London on October 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS