JM Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout among Man Booker Prize contenders
J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout, Paul Beatty and Deborah Levy are among the contenders for this year's Man Booker Prize, one of the most prestigious literary awards for fiction in the world. The chair of the judges panel, Amanda Foreman, praised the ...
JM Coetzee in Man Booker form again
Publisher Harvill Secker tweeted: "Thank you @ManBookerPrize and huge congratulations to our author JM Coetzee #SchooldaysofJesus." Famously reticent, Coetzee registered on the social media platform in 2009, but has yet to tweet. Man Booker judges ...
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Authors JM Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list
Coetzee's "The Schooldays of Jesus" and Strout's "My Name is Lucy Barton" are among the best-known titles on a 13-book longlist that spurned big-name writers including Ian McEwan and Don DeLillo in favor of less famous authors and first-time novelists.
Man Booker Prize longlist announced: J.M. Coetzee, Paul Beatty, David Means among nominated authors
Thirteen books made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious literary awards, announced Wednesday in London. Leading the list is South African author J.M. Coetzee for his novel “The Schooldays of Jesus,” an allegory ...