Two previous Booker Prize winners have been shortlisted for the literary award this year.
Award-winning US author Tayari Jones claims she represents the future, while Donald Trump craves the past.
Sally Rooney has claimed top prize at the British Book Awards for her novel Normal People.
Debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite is among the “courageous” authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Women’s Prize For Fiction.
The shortlist has been announced for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize celebrating unique works of literature.
Shortlists for the British Books Awards are filled with international writing in a time of “insular” politics.
Sally Rooney’s Normal People and Anna Burns’ novel Milkman are in the running for this year’s Women’s Prize For Fiction.
A billionaire venture capitalist is the new Booker Prize sponsor, organisers have said.
Northern Irish novelist Anna Burns has said the Troubles were “impossible to avoid” in a culture steeped in division.
The winner of this year’s Man Booker prize will pay off her debts after scooping the £50,000 award, having struggled financially as a writer.
Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns has said she did not set out to write a political novel.
Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish winner of the Man Booker Prize for her experimental tale of sexual coercion, Milkman.