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The Booker Prize Podcast
The Booker Prize Podcast
The Booker Prize

A weekly podcast featuring lively conversations and fascinating insights from the Booker Prizes. Join us as we revisit winning novels from years... more

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The Sea or Arthur & George: The Booker vs the Bookies

Last week we crowned the best Booker shortlist ever and this week, we're going even deeper into that list. In... more

28 Sep 2023 · 39 minutes
A Booker Prize 2023 Shortlist Reaction + The Best Shortlist Ever

Following the Booker Prize 2023 shortlist announcement, Jo and James share a hot off the press reaction to this year's... more

22 Sep 2023 · 38 minutes
Our September Book of the Month: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

His Bloody Project tells the story of a fictional 19th-century triple murder in a remote crofting community, through the memoir... more

14 Sep 2023 · 36 minutes
Back to School with Ian McEwan's Atonement

🚨 An advance warning that this episode features spoilers for Atonement. September is here, which means it's the start of another... more

07 Sep 2023 · 38 minutes
The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens – The First Woman to Win the Booker Prize

In 1970, when the Booker Prize was still in its infancy (its second year running, in fact), the prize was... more

31 Aug 2023 · 37 minutes
The Sellout: The first American novel to win the Booker Prize

In 2014, the Booker Prize broadened its submission rules to allow books from any nationality, as long as they were... more

24 Aug 2023 · 34 minutes
An Interview with 2015 Booker Prize Winner Marlon James

Cast your minds back to the heady days of 2015... It's early autumn and Hanya Yanagihara's A Little Life is... more

17 Aug 2023 · 36 minutes
Our August Book of the Month: Loitering with Intent by Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark was a prolific poet and novelist who was nominated for the Booker Prize three times over the course... more

09 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
The Booker Prize 2023: Longlist Reaction

This week, we're joined by Frederick Studemann, literary editor of the FT, to bring you a Booker Prize longlist reaction... more

03 Aug 2023 · 48 minutes
The Strange Case of Vernon God Little

What exactly is “a Booker book”? Some might jump to a specific kind of high-minded, serious fiction, while others argue... more

27 Jul 2023 · 45 minutes
The Booker Prize Podcast
The Sea or Arthur & George: The Booker vs the Bookies
The Booker Prize Podcast