Monthly Archives: October 2019

What is the Booker Prize?

EYES ON THE PRIZE, FOLKS! “ Booze, of course, and then curtains.” Sir Kingsley Amis, speaking in 1986 when asked how he would spend his Booker Prize cheque… Since its original launch 50 years ago, the Booker Prize in its various guises – the Booker–McConnell Prize from 1969 to 2001 and subsequently the Man Booker Prize from 2002 to 2019 and simply The Booker […]