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Man Booker Prize For Fiction Goes To 'Milkman' By Anna Burns

For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious award. The story draws on Burns' own experiences during "the troubles."
Anna Burns, author of Milkman, which was awarded the Man Booker Prize for Fiction on Tuesday. Source: WPA Pool

For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious Man Booker Award. The prize, given to works of fiction written in English and published in the U.K., was announced at

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