Monday, December 17, 2018

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Jean Baird is the co-editor, with George Bowering, of The Heart Does Break: Canadian Writers on Grief and Mourning (Random House, 2009), and the author of The Booker Project.

2012: The Booker Prize Project — Completed!

By Jean Baird / 2013 May 23
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Jean Baird’s multi-year survey of the nominees and winners of the Booker Prize and her reflections on literary prizes is completed with her 2012 report.

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2009

By Jean Baird / 2013 May 21
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Jean Baird offers some advice for readers and reports on the 2009 Booker Prize.

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2007

By Jean Baird / 2013 May 17
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Jean Baird offers a guide for literary jurors and looks at the 2007 Booker Prize novels.

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2003

By Jean Baird / 2013 May 6
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Jean Baird’s report on the 2003 Booker Prize includes Michael Boughn’s essay on literary prizes.

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2002

By Jean Baird / 2013 May 4
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Jean Baird’s report on the 2002 Booker Prize features a disacussion of Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi.”

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1999

By Jean Baird / 2013 April 21
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Jean Baird surveys prizes and prize-money, and reports on the 1999 Booker Prize.

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1994

By Jean Baird / 2013 April 14
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Jean Baird’s report on the 1994 Booker Prize (with a little help from her friends).

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1993

By Jean Baird / 2011 December 18
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Jean Baird posts her analysis of the 1993 Booker Prize shortlist.

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1992

By Jean Baird / 2011 November 9
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Jean Baird uploads her analysis of the 1992 Booker competition.

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1991

By Jean Baird / 2011 October 25
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Jean Baird uploads the year 1991 to her Booker Prize analysis, along with an interesting squabble over the conditions of book publishing in Canada

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