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Jean Baird’s report on the 2002 Booker Prize features a disacussion of Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi.”
Jean Baird discusses how to measure a literary prize, and reports on the 2001 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird thinks about meta-reading and the 2000 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird surveys prizes and prize-money, and reports on the 1999 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird reads the Bookers for 1998, and analyses Canada’s Giller Prize.
Jean Baird discusses the B.C. Book Prizes and reports on the 1997 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird on the 1996 Booker Prize, and the issue of “genre ghettos.”
Jean Baird’s report on the 1995 Booker Prize, and a look at how the Writers Trust organizes literary prizes.
Jean Baird’s report on the 1994 Booker Prize (with a little help from her friends).
Jean Baird posts her analysis of the 1993 Booker Prize shortlist.