Winner of 2017 Giller Prize

Winner of 2017 Giller Prize
Michael Redhill for his novel Bellevue Square

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Eleanor Catton Takes the Man Booker Prize!!!

Eleanor Catton with her Man Booker price novel, The Luminaries

Canadian-born New Zealander Eleanor Catton is the winner of the 2013 Man Booker prize. The prize goes to her second novel The Luminaries which takes place during New Zealand's late-19th century gold rush.

 The Man Booker prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards with a grand prize of £50,000 ($83,000 Cdn).

Because Catton was born in Canada she is also eligible for the Canadian Governor General's Award for fiction.

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