US Author George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

US author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize. He became only the second American writer to win Britain’s renowned Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel “Lincoln in the Bardo”.

The prize was announced at a ceremony in London. Judges for the prestigious English-language literary award praised the book as utterly original that chronicles the death of Abraham Lincoln’s 11-year-old son Willie using the accounts of hundreds of narrators.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The 2016 Man Booker Prize went to ‘The Sellout’ by Paul Beatty.
Source- The Guardian

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