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Howard Jacobson wins Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2010 has been won by British author Howard Jacobson for his novel The Finkler Question. Jacobson has twice been longlisted for the £50,000 prize, in 2002, and again in 2006.

The judging panel for the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction was: Andrew Motion (Chair), former Poet Laureate; Rosie Blau, Literary Editor of the Financial Times; Deborah Bull, formerly a dancer, now Creative Director of the Royal Opera House as well as a writer and broadcaster; Tom Sutcliffe, journalist, broadcaster and author and Frances Wilson, biographer and critic.

For the full news article see the Man Booker website here.