George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Lincoln in the Bardo'

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George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Lincoln in the Bardo'

Oct 17 2017

George Saunders's first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, has won the Man Booker Prize. Originally, the award was restricted to novels written by authors from Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth nations, but in 2014, it was opened to any novel written in English and published in Britain. This is now the second year that the prize has been won by an American author - last year's winner was Paul Beatty for The Sellout.

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