Booker Prize Panel Is Said To Consider Allowing Americans To Be Eligible

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September 16, 2013 AT 10:57 AM
For more than four decades, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction has been a uniquely British award, seeking to identify the best novel by authors from Ireland and the Commonwealth. Now that distinction may end. The Sunday Times in London reported the prize committee will break with tradition and allow American authors to be eligible, beginning next year.