Thursday, October 14, 2010

Howard Jacobson wins Man Booker Prize

The Man Book Prize 2010
was awarded to Howard Jacobson, 68, for his comic novel "The Finkler Question".

Britain's most prestigious literary award is given each year to a novel by an author in Britain, Ireland or one of the Commonwealth nations. It comes with a check for about $80,000 and a big increase in book sales and publicity.

Howard Jacobson on taking comic novels seriously
(article in THE GUARDIAN, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010)

Synopsis of THE FINKLER QUESTION and brief author bio

Previous Booker Prize Winners

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