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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

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

Episode 1: Man Booker International Prize 2018 shortlist announcement

4/20/2018
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The first Man Booker podcast of 2018 listen in as the shortlist is announced live from Somerset House and Joe Haddow speaks with various guests

Duration:00:39:14

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 - episode five

10/6/2017
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In the fifth episode of our 2017 series we go behind the scenes at this year’s BFI London Film Festival launch. First Joe catches up with Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, film critic for the Metro on what makes an adaptation successful, and why Man Booker books lend themselves to the silver screen. Next Joe speaks to director Isaac Julien and producer Mark Nash about their docudrama Franz Fannon: Black Skin White Mask which delves into the life of the ground-breaking Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist. Then...

Duration:00:29:46

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

Series three - longlist podcast

8/4/2017
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In the longlist episode of our 2017 Man Booker Prize podcast our judges Lila Azam Zanganeh and Colin Thubron CBE take us through the ‘Man Booker Dozen’ of thirteen books that have made the cut this year. First host Joe Haddow speaks to performance poet and Children's author Laura Dockrill about her credo that you can’t write unless you live and she reads a poem called ‘Oh the World’ from her poetry collection My Mum's Growing Down. Then the 2017 judges also reveal how the process has...

Duration:00:33:06

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