Paul Beatty

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The court heard that the defendant had  been raised by his mother but became involved in criminality at a young age.

A man who was arrested with a loaded gun in Dublin’s north inner city was “an important and trusted member” of an organised crime gang, the non-jury S(...)

Paul Beatty was arrested on Saturday after a loaded revolver was seized. Photograph: Collins

A 31-year-old man charged over the seizure of a loaded revolver in Dublin has been remanded in custody. As part of investigation into organised crime(...)

Eimear McBride is represented in the competition by her second novel ‘The Lesser Bohemians’. Photograph: Eric Luke

In keeping with the celebration of International Women’s Day, the longlist for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, which features writers f(...)

Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty: In The Sellout, the protagonist says that whenever he has to fill out the census he ticks the “some other race” box and writes in “Californian”, and this is pure Beatty

Paul Beatty was emotional when he accepted this year’s Man Booker Prize, promising not to get “all dramatic” and talk about how writing saved his lif(...)

Man Booker prize 2016 winner  Paul Beatty with his book The Sellout. Photograph: Alastair Grant/AP

As darkening clouds of disbelief continue to gather over the US, anything can now happen. We know that for certain; the great Bob Dylan insists on pre(...)

Man Booker 2016: Madeleine Thien’s  Do Not Say We Have Nothing is the exception rather than the rule. Photograph: PA

It is a fact, two words appear to dominate literary prize shortlist assessments these days; “big”, as in big name, and “indie”, as in independent publ(...)

Man Booker shortlist: David Szalay, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Otessa Moshfegh, Paul Beatty, and Madeleine Thien. Photographs: PA

Heralding the customary groans, cheers, sighs and gnashing of teeth the 2016 Man Booker shortlist has been announced and with it the six remaining gla(...)

The Sellout by Paul Beatty; The Schooldays of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee; Serious Sweet by A.L. Kennedy

Once the initial dust settles, that would be the slight cloud created by feet racing off to the nearest bookstore because this year’s Man Booker priz(...)