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Plotting The Booker: An Infographic

Are you writing a novel about an escaped tiger? (They’re quite popular these days.) Well, if you hope to win the Booker prize, you’d increase your odds by 1,300% if you switched your theme to “death.” Related posts: Booker Prize Shortlist Odds With the Booker Prize shortlist out, the bookies have updated... The 2010 Booker [...] Related posts: Booker Prize Shortlist Odds With the Booker Prize shortlist out, the bookies have updated.
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