2009 Man Booker Prize
The 2009 winner of the Man Booker Prize, the UK's top literary prize and the most watched single-book award in the English-speaking world, was announced on October 6: Wolf Hall
by Hilary Mantel.
Hilary Mantel is the author of nine previous novels, including A Change of Climate, A Place of Greater Safety, and Eight Months on Ghazzah Street. She has also written a memoir, Giving Up the Ghost. Winner of the Hawthornden Prize, she reviews for The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, and the London Review of Books. She lives in England.