Thursday, 27 October 2016

Man Booker Prize Winner 2016 Announced

American author Paul Beatty has won this year’s ManBooker Prize for his novel The Sellout.  It is a satirical novel about a young black man who tries to reinstate slavery and segregation in a local high school on the outskirts of Los Angeles.  This is the first time an American author has won the prize. Beatty receives £50,000 in prize money.

We have a selection of past Man Booker prizewinning and shortlisted novels available to borrow from the War Memorial Library.

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