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Lincoln in the Bardo is the first full-length novel from George Saunders, internationally renowned short story writer.
The year-old New York resident, born in Texas, is the second American author to win the prize in its year history. He was in contention for the prize with two British, one British-Pakistani and two American writers.
Lola, Baroness Young, Chair of judges, comments: Lincoln in the Bardo is both rooted in, and plays with history, and explores the meaning and experience of empathy. Strangely and brilliantly, Saunders activates this graveyard with the spirits of its dead. I thought of the book as a way of trying to instil the same reaction I'd had all those years ago.
Bloomsbury has won the prize three times before, with Howard JacobsonMargaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje Ishiguro follows in the footsteps of other Booker Prize-recognised authors who have gone on to win the award including: Coetzee and Doris Lessing.
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We also believe that businesses like ours have an important duty to advance progress in education at every level: All the shortlisted authors attended alongside a number of former winners. George Saunders will take part in his first official public event as winner at a New Statesman-partnered event at Foyles Charing Cross Road on Thursday 19 October Tickets can be bought here.
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