Paul Beatty Wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize

October 25, 2016 | 64

Novelist Paul Beatty has won this year’s Man Booker Prize for The Sellout, becoming the first American writer to win the Prize. Our own Matt Seidel reviewed the book earlier this year, calling Beatty’s voice “appealing, erudite, and entertaining”; you can trace those voice’s antecedents in this great piece by Alcy Leyva.

Revisit this year’s Booker Shortlist.

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