US author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

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

by

    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.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    We visualised 1.2 million votes at the UN since 1946. What do you think are the biggest issues facing the world today?

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.