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The Man Booker Prize Podcast is an exciting audio series that looks at the very best from the world of books. The 2015 longlist will be announced on 29 July, the shortlist on 15 September and the winner on 13 October. Join the conversation about the 2015 Man Booker Prize at @ManBookerPrize and #FinestFiction.

The Man Booker Prize Podcast is an exciting audio series that looks at the very best from the world of books. The 2015 longlist will be announced on 29 July, the shortlist on 15 September and the winner on 13 October. Join the conversation about the 2015 Man Booker Prize at @ManBookerPrize and #FinestFiction.
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The Man Booker Prize Podcast is an exciting audio series that looks at the very best from the world of books. The 2015 longlist will be announced on 29 July, the shortlist on 15 September and the winner on 13 October. Join the conversation about the 2015 Man Booker Prize at @ManBookerPrize and #FinestFiction.

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Episodes

2018 Man Booker Prize Episode 2- Edinburgh

8/31/2018
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In this second episode we head to the Edinburgh Literary Festival (six out of the 13 Man Booker dozen appeared) to listen in on one of our Man Booker International events. Our host Joe Haddow then catches up in the studio with fellow Man Booker longlisted authors Richard Powers and Sophie Mackintosh to talk about the festival and their latest novels.

Duration:00:33:29

2018 Man Booker Longlist Episode

7/27/2018
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In this first special episode, our host Joe Haddow speaks to British writer and editor Andy Miller, who discusses his love for reading and the books that have shaped his life. Then Joe talks to two of this year’s judges, philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah (Chair) and crime novelist Val McDermid, who take us through each book on the longlist and explain how whittling down 171 submissions has transformed them into very fast, efficient readers! The second podcast will be out on the 24th August.

Duration:00:42:52

Man Booker 50 Festival - Second Episode

7/20/2018
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In the second of our Man Booker 50 Festival podcast episodes, host Joe Haddow takes us backstage at the Southbank Centre during the weekend of 6-8 July. In this star studded episode we hear from prize winning and shortlisted authors including Hilary Mantel, Eleanor Catton, Marlon James, Alan Hollinghurst, Ben Okri, DBC Pierre, Andrew O’ Hagan, Colm Tóibín and Graeme Macrae Burnet. Joe also catches up with screenwriter Christopher Hampton, who has turned several Man Booker novels into films...

Duration:00:54:20

The Golden Man Booker Prize winner announcement

7/13/2018
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In our next podcast episode, host Joe Haddow takes us to the Man Booker 50 Festival held at Southbank Centre the weekend of 6-8 July. In this star studded episode Joe talks to previous Man Booker Prize winner about what impact the victory has had on their career. Joe catches up with 2007 winner Anne Enright, 2010 winner Howard Jacobson, who emphasise the importance of the novel nowadays. He then talks to 2016 winner Paul Beatty and 1993 winner Roddy Doyle. We then head to the Royal Festival...

Duration:00:38:15

The Golden Man Booker Prize - Episode 2

6/22/2018
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In the second episode of the Golden Man Booker podcasts, host Joe Haddow continues the journey through the shortlisted novels for this special prize. Joe catches up with Simon Mayo about his selected shortlist novel from the 2010s, Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and with Lemn Sissay about the 1987 winner Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively. Joe then talks to Ted Hodgkinson, Senior Programmer, Literature and Spoken Word at the Southbank Centre, about the upcoming Man Booker 50 Festival and Dotti...

Duration:00:45:01

Golden Man Booker Episode 1

6/8/2018
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In the first episode of our Golden Man Booker podcasts, host Joe Haddow delves into this one-off prize's shortlisted novels. We start with judge Simon Mayo announcing the 'Golden Five' shortlist at Hay Festival. Joe then catches up with judges Robert McCrum about his selected shortlisted novel from the 1970s, In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul, Hollie McNish about the 2017 winner Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders and the recently announced winner of the Women's Prize For Fiction, Kamila...

Duration:00:56:53

Episode 2: The Man Booker International Prize 2018 winner podcast

5/25/2018
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In the second episode of our two Man Booker International Prize 2018 podcasts, host Joe Haddow delves into this year's shortlisted books with actor, author Charlie Higson and the Writers in Translation Programme Manager from the English PEN, Theodora Danek. We then head to the Victoria & Albert Museum for the exciting winner ceremony award of the 2018 Man Booker International Prize, where Joe catches up with shortlisted translator Frank Wynne and journalist and TV personality Ian Hislop....

Duration:00:34:25

The Man Booker Prize 2017 podcast - winner episode

10/20/2017
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In the final episode of series three, listen to the announcement live from the Guildhall before Joe Haddow speaks former prize-winner Roddy Doyle about his win back in 1993. Joe is then joined Gemma Cairney on the green room sofa at the Southbank Centre author readings event, the evening before the winner announcement. Next, we venture behind the scenes at the winner ceremony itself, to speak to shortlistees Paul Auster and Ali Smith, former Booker Prize Foundation chair Michael Wood, and...

Duration:00:39:39

The Man Booker Prize 2017 podcast – The shortlist

9/15/2017
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In this episode of our 2017 podcast host Joe Haddow takes us through the six books which made the cut with two of this year’s judges, artist Tom Philips and author Sarah Hall, and goes behind the scenes at the shortlist party to catch up with authors Ali Smith and Fiona Mozley, plus radio presenter Jim Naughtie. We also sit in on TV presenter Mel Giedroyc’s Bibliotherapy session, where she receives a prescription of books from the School Of Life. And as if that wasn’t enough, Joe peruses...

Duration:00:56:52

The Man Booker Prize 2016 winner podcast

10/28/2016
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In the final episode of our series host Joe Haddow takes us behind-the-scenes at the winner ceremony and speaks to the winner Paul Beatty. First he catches up with comedian Sara Pascoe after she hosted our shortlist readings at the Southbank Centre. Sara discusses the contenders and tells us how books blow her mind. Next Joe speaks to VIP guests at London’s Guildhall in the build-up to the big reveal, including shortlisted author Ottessa Moshfegh and Editor for the Guardian Alice O’Keefe....

Duration:00:41:42

Jim Crace: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview

10/2/2013
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Jim Crace: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview by Man Booker Prize

Duration:00:27:26

Ruth Ozeki: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview

10/2/2013
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Ruth Ozeki: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview by Man Booker Prize

Duration:00:24:20

Tan Twan Eng: Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist Interview

10/12/2012
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Listen to an audio interview with Tan Twan Eng, 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author on his novel The Garden of Evening Mists. For more information about the Man Booker Prize visit http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

Duration:00:11:59

Will Self: Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist Interview

10/12/2012
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Listen to an audio interview with Will Self, 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author on his novel Umbrella. For more information about the Man Booker Prize visit http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

Duration:00:16:47

Jeet Thayil: Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist Interview

10/12/2012
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Listen to an audio interview with Jeet Thayil, 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author on his novel Narcopolis. For more information about the Man Booker Prize visit http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

Duration:00:16:48

Hilary Mantel: Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist interview

10/12/2012
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Listen to an audio interview with Hilary Mantel, 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author on her novel Bring Up The Bodies. For more information about the Man Booker Prize visit http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

Duration:00:16:59

Deborah Levy: Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist Interview

10/12/2012
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Listen to an audio interview with Deborah Levy, 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author on her novel Swimming Home. For more information about the Man Booker Prize visit http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

Duration:00:16:59

Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil

10/9/2012
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Listen to audio extracts from the six shortlisted novels for the 2012 Man Booker Prize.

Duration:00:02:40

Swimming Home by Deborah Levy

10/9/2012
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Listen to audio extracts from the six shortlisted novels for the 2012 Man Booker Prize.

Duration:00:03:19

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

10/9/2012
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Listen to audio extracts from the six shortlisted novels for the 2012 Man Booker Prize.

Duration:00:03:53