Julian Barnes: Booker Prize is 'daft' to include US authors

Julian Barnes: Booker Prize is 'daft' to include US authors
 

Booker Prize-winning author Julian Barnes has criticised the decision to open up the award to US writers.
The literary prize started accepting novels by US authors in 2014, having previously been restricted to the UK, the Commonwealth, Ireland and Zimbabwe.
Barnes won in 2011 with The Sense of an Ending. "I don't agree with opening up the Booker for the Americans," he said.
"I think that's straightforwardly daft. The Americans have got enough prizes of their own."
Last month, Paul Beatty became the first American author to win the Booker, triumphing with his racial... read more

 
28 November 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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