wayward (beaucadeau) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
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Paul Beatty, an American, wins the Man Booker Prize




- Beatty is the first American to win Man Booker, the award had previously only been open to Commonwealth, Irish, and Zimbabwean citizens
- "The Sellout" is a stinging satire of race and class in the United States
- Beatty was selected from among six finalists, which was scaled down from 155 submissions



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