Writing is a solitary art. But authors shortlisted for the Booker Prize have to perform in public. Here's how this year's crop fared.
The meanings of Ondaatje's Golden Man Booker win is complicated and demonstrates the contradictions of literary value. Literary prizes permit us to imagine that literature is more than a commodity.
His recent death will lead to some old debates about his work returning – but are they still valid?
The Booker Prize jury has done us a favour by drawing attention to this book.
George Saunders has become the second American to win the Man Booker.
The shortlist is out, but who wins? You decide.
America's answer to Kafka and Dostoevsky gets real at the Edinburgh International Festival.