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Booker Prize

LC control 97002571
Topical headingBooker Prize
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Variant(s)Booker McConnell Prize
Man Booker Prize
See alsoLiterary prizes--Commonwealth countries
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Literary prizes--Great Britain
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Literary prizes--United States
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Found inConsuming fiction, 1996: t.p. (Booker Prize)
RLIN, Feb. 12, 1997 (hdg.: Booker Prize; usage: Booker Prize; Booker McConnell Prize)
Booker McConnell Prize home page, Feb. 6, 1997 (prize known colloquially as the "Booker", sponsored by Booker McConnell Ltd., awarded to best full-length novel in English by citizen of UK, Commonwealth, Eire, Pakistan, or South Africa)
The Man Booker Prize, 2003: p. 9 (new chapter for the Booker Prize; the Big Food Group into which the old Booker food business had merged concluded that it was no longer appropriate for it to support the prize; formation of a new charity, the Booker Prize Foundation; new sponsor: the Man Group; new five-year sponsorship agreement; prize now called the Man Booker Prize)
A history of the Booker Prize, 2022: CIP galley (In 2002, the Booker company was replaced as sponsor by the Man Group, a financial services organization, and the name was changed to The Man Booker June, 2019, the sponsorship changed again, to the Crankstart Foundation. The name remains (or has reverted to) The Booker Prize... Beginning with the judging in 2014, American authors became eligible...)