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Man Booker Prize: Paul Beatty becomes first US winner for The Sellout

By Tim Masters


Paul Beatty with the Duchess of Cornwall. PA

Paul Beatty has become the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize with his racial satire The Sellout.

His novel tells the story of a young black man who tries to reinstate slavery and racial segregation in a suburb of Los Angeles. Continue reading