US author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

American writer George Saunders has won Britain's most prestigious literary award.

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    American writer George Saunders has won Britain's most prestigious literary award.

    Saunders received the Man Booker Prize for fiction for his novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.

    He is the second US author to win the prize.

     

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Stancl reports from London.


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