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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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Mix Tape: Thematically Speaking, Death’s Still in the Lead

Academics / Literature : The Kenyon Review Blog

Check out this infographic of the 2011 Booker Longlist novels broken down by theme. Death is still your best bet by an overwhelming margin, but maybe Nanny Trust Issues, Homicidal Cowboy Brothers, and An Escaped Tiger will gain some...

The Booker’s Dozen: The 2012 Booker Longlist

Entertainment / Books : The Millions

With the unveiling of the Booker Prize longlist, the 2012 literary Prize season is officially underway. Related posts: The Booker’s Dozen: The 2009 Booker Longlist With the unveiling of the Booker Prize longlist, the 2009... A Booke...

“What fascinates me are the turning points”

Entertainment / Books : The Millions

At The Guardian’s website, Hilary Mantel reflects on her second Booker Prize, awarded to the author for her new novel, Bring Up the Bodies. Ms. Mantel is the first woman to win the prize more than once. Related posts: Hilary Mantel ...

Hilary Mantel Takes Home Her Second Booker Prize

Entertainment / Books : The Millions

Bring Up the Bodies author Hilary Mantel, Ladbrokes's 6/4 favorite for this year's award, has won her second Man Booker Prize in three years. Related posts: Hilary Mantel Takes Home the Booker Prize Wolf Hall wins.... Hilary Mantel’...

Man Booker Prize goes to Aravind Adiga for 'The White Tiger'

Entertainment / Books : LA Times: Books

Indian author Aravind Adiga has won the 40th annual Man Booker Prize for his debut novel, "The White Tiger," it was announced today at the awards ceremony in London. The book is described on the Man Booker Prize site as...

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