Notes on 50 years of the Man Booker Prize

This year marks half a century since the establishment of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The TLS’s Fiction editor Toby Lichtig joins us to debate the point of literary prizes and discuss the most under- (or over-) rated winners; Joan C. Williams, the author of last year’s White Working Class: Overcoming class cluelessness in America, considers the political consequences of class divides in the US and Britain


Books

The White Working Class: What everyone needs to know by Justin Gest

Making Sense of the Alt-Right by George Hawley

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