2010 Man Booker Prize Winner Announced

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2010 Man Booker Prize Winner Announced

Published on October 13 2010

Howard Jacobson has been awarded one of the top literary prizes for his novel The Finkler Question.  Jacobson's novel, considered to be a long shot for the prestigious prize, is a comic tale that begins with a mugging.  Finalists for the 2010 Booker Shortlist included Peter Carey for Parrot and Olivier in America, Damon Galgot for In a Strange Room, Andrea Levy for The Long Song, Tom McCarthy for C, and Canadian Emma Donoghue for Room.  Shortlisted novels have been ordered for the Library's Popular Reading Collection - for now, check out the following Booker Prize nominees:

Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go

Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall

Anne Enright's The Gathering

Yann Martel's The Life of Pi

For more information about the Man Booker Prize, please visit: http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

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