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News Tue Jul 28 2009

Man Booker Prize Longlist Announced

summertime.gifThe Man Booker Prize longlist was announced today and it includes JM Coetzee for Summertime. Coetzee previously won the prize in 1983 for Life & Times of Michael K and in 1999 for Disgrace, our November 2007 selection. Coetzee is one of only two novelists to have ever won the Booker Prize twice. See the full list of nominationed authors and their works here.

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