Hollinghurst wins Booker prize

And Peter’s pre-Booker interview with him is in Newsday:

I ask him how he will feel this year if he wins, or if he doesn’t. He lists various reasons why he’s not getting too wrapped up in the Booker race: “It does drive some people mad … it’s taken much too seriously … essentially the prize is an amazingly arbitrary thing … the decision’s made by a very heterogeneous group of people.” He pauses. “Ask me the next day.”
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