Man Booker prize: Deborah Levy makes shortlist
Previous Man Booker prize nominee Deborah Levy has made it on to this year's shortlist for novel Hot Milk. Levy is joined on the list by debut US novelist Ottessa Moshfegh, recognised for her book Eileen. Paul Beatty, Graeme Macrae Burnet, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien also make the list. The winner will be announced on 25 October at London's Guildhall. British novelist Levy was shortlisted for Swimming Home in 2012.Man Booker Prize 2015: Marlon James wins for A Brief History of Seven Killings
Jamaican author Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the 1970s. Michael Wood, chair of the judges, described A Brief History of Seven Killings as the "most exciting" book on the shortlist. The 680-page epic was "full of surprises" as well as being "very violent" and "full of swearing". James was announced the £50,000 winner on Tuesday night at London's Guildhall. He is the first Jamaican author to win the Man B...
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