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William Hill – Rush of bets sees Madeleine Thien take Man Booker lead

With less than 24 hours until the 2016 Man Booker Prize winner is revealed, William Hill has placed Canadian author Madeleine Thien as 7/4 market favourite following a rush of literary bets placed on her book ‘Do Not Say We Have Nothing.’ Updating its ‘2016 Man Booker Prize’ market, Thien takes the lead ahead of British author and playwright Deborah …

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Bookmakers predict two way shoot-out for ‘year of grim’ Man Booker Prize

Bookmakers are predicting a two way shoot-out between acclaimed Hawaiian novelist Hanya Yanagihara’s “A Little Life” and Derby’s Sunjeev Sahota’s “The Year of the Runaways” to win today’s 2015 Man Booker Prize. Yanagihara’s “A Little Life” at present leads the market at 5/6, and has been the leading contender since the July longlist announcement. The Hawaiian novelist whose book has …

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