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The Booker moves its winner’s announcement—to accommodate a book release

‘We thought it unfortunate that two of the most exciting literary events of the year—the announcement of the winner of the 2020 Booker Prize and the publication of Barack Obama’s memoirs—were due to fall on the same day, so we’ve decided to give readers a couple of days’ breathing space.’Booker Prize Foundation literary director Gaby Wood on the unprecedented decision to move this year’s Booker Prize announcement to avoid clashing with the release of Barack Obama’s new memoir.


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