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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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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


Series three – Episode one

7/21/2017
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The Man Booker podcast is back for series three and in our first episode Joe Haddow catches up with TV host and literary lover Dermot O'Leary about where his reading journey started and his childhood obsession with Roald Dahl. We hear what 2016 winner Paul Beatty had to say about life post Man Booker at a special event held at The Morgan Library and Museum in New York. Ahead of the longlist announcement Joe also speaks to Chair of this year's judges, Baroness Lola Young, about the mixture...

Duration: 00:30:45


The Man Booker International Prize 2017 winner podcast

6/16/2017
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In the final episode of our two Man Booker International Prize 2017 podcasts, host Joe Haddow speaks to translator Jessica Cohen who describes living with and dreaming about the characters in winning book A Horse Walks into a Bar, and author David Grossman as he recounts the call he received from the President of Israel to congratulate him on winning the prize, whose wife screamed with joy when she heard the news. We also hear from actor Toby Jones and former Man Booker International judge...

Duration: 00:40:43


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


The Man Booker Prize 2016 podcast - Pre-winner Episode

10/14/2016
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In the penultimate episode of our 2016 series, we look at what makes a winner with Ben Okri. First, Joe Haddow is joined by Catherine Taylor, Deputy Director of English PEN and Anna Fielding, Editor of Emerald Street to discuss former Man Booker winner Margaret Atwood and the duty of writers to question the status quo. Then we take a trip down to local betting shop Ladbrokes with PR Manager Alex Donohue, to find out how the odds are looking for this year's shortlisted authors. Last but...

Duration: 00:40:49


The Man Booker Prize 2016 podcast - Pre-winner Episode

10/14/2016
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In the penultimate episode of our 2016 series, we look at what makes a winner with Ben Okri. First, Joe Haddow is joined by Catherine Taylor, Deputy Director of English PEN and Anna Fielding, Editor of Emerald Street to discuss former Man Booker winner Margaret Atwood and the duty of writers to question the status quo. Then we take a trip down to local betting shop Ladbrokes with PR Manager Alex Donohue, to find out how the odds are looking for this year's shortlisted authors. Last but...

Duration: 00:40:49


The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

10/2/2013
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The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín by Man Booker Prize

Duration: 00:03:00


Colm Toibin: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview

10/2/2013
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Colm Toibin: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview by Man Booker Prize

Duration: 00:28:32


Jhumpa Lahriri: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview

10/2/2013
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Jhumpa Lahriri: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview by Man Booker Prize

Duration: 00:36:00


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


Noviolet Bulawayo: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview

10/2/2013
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Noviolet Bulawayo: Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist Interview by Man Booker Prize

Duration: 00:19:41


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


Alison Moore: Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist interview

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

Duration: 00:14:09


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

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