Atwood, Evaristo Jointly Win the 2019 Booker Prize

Both 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood, and 'Girl, Woman, Other,' by Bernardine Evaristo, were judged to be worthy of the 2019 Booker Prize. The two authors will split the £50,000 prize money. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

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Booker Prize split between Atwood and Evaristo as judges rebel against rules

The Booker Prize has been jointly won by Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) and Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie nominated for 2019 Booker Prize

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Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo has criticised the BBC for labelling her "another author" whilst describing her double-win with Margaret Atwood, with Evaristo’s agent calling on the broadcaster to apologise for "their erasure of her historic achievement". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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