Coming soon to the Nichols Library: this year’s Man-Booker Prize Winner, Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. Since 1969, the Man-Booker given aims to ”promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the United Kingdom.” Judges are chosen from a wide range of disciplines, including critics, writers and academics, but also poets, politicians and actors, all with a passion for quality fiction. For more on this year’s winner and other recent fiction of note, read on.
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