Booker Prize 2018: Anna Burns wins, but the big publishers are the real victors

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In the literary world and among those for whom fiction is an interest beyond simply reading books, a great deal of attention will be given to the winner of 2018’s Man Booker Prize, Milkman, by Anna Burns.

  • Leigh WIlson
  • The Conversation

The chair of the judges, philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, said Burns’ novel, about a young woman being sexually harassed by a menacing older man and set in Northern Ireland, “is a story of brutality, sexual encroachment and…

Overs 1aOf course, each year, following the announcement of the longlist in July, the shortlist in September and finally the winner in October, a…

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