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    2021 Booker Prize Shortlist Readings - Live Stream

    31 Oct – 7 Nov, 7.30pm
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    Literature & poetry
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    Meet the 2021 Booker Prize-shortlisted authors in a live-streamed evening of readings and conversation, chaired by Kit de Waal.

    The Booker Prize is synonymous with the finest literary fiction; it has recognised and celebrated many of the greatest novels of the last half-century.

    As the finale of the London Literature Festival, this exclusive event brings together the shortlisted authors ahead of the announcement of the winner in early November.

    Kit de Waal is the editor of Common People: An Anthology of Working-Class Writers, and the co-founder of The Big Book Weekend. Her latest book of short stories, Supporting Cast, was published by Penguin in July 2020.

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    For ages 16+

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    Dates & times

    31 – 7 Nov
    First broadcast: 7.30pm on Sun 31 Oct, and available for seven days on demand.

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    Standard £7.50

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