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.
Jean Baird reviews her favourite Booker novels and reports on the 2011 prize.
Jean Baird offers some advice about writing a prize-winning book and reports on the 2010 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird offers some advice for readers and reports on the 2009 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird offers some advice to literary prize administrators and reports on the 2008 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird offers a guide for literary jurors and looks at the 2007 Booker Prize novels.
Jean Baird examines the Canada Council’s literary prize process and reports on the 2006 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird thinks about “hysterical realism” and the 2005 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird looks at “literary fiction” and the 2004 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird’s report on the 2003 Booker Prize includes Michael Boughn’s essay on literary prizes.