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John le Carré turns down Man Booker International Prize 2011 nomination

April 2, 2011

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John le Carré In a twist to the announcement of the shortlisted authors for the coveted Man Booker International Prize, the celebrated UK author, John le Carré (famous for his mastery over espionage fiction), has asked for his name to be removed from the list. In the true spirit of writing he declared that he didn’t write to compete […]

Man Booker Prize 2011 – SHORTLISTED AUTHORS

April 1, 2011

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Known as ‘the Olympics of literature’, the Man Booker Prize is one of the most prestigious awards. It will be announced on 18 May at the Sydney Writers’ Festival. The shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize has been announced. Among the competitors this year are Anne Tyler, John le Carré, Philip Roth and Philip […]