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Booker Prize winner to be announced tomorrow amid controversy

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(Read caption) Author Julian Barnes is the favorite to win the Booker Prize tomorrow for his work "The Sense of an Ending."

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The author favored to win the Man Booker Prize tomorrow, four-time nominee English author Julian Barnes, once criticized the award, calling it “posh bingo.”

Barnes, who is nominated for his work "The Sense of an Ending," said judges for the award have been “inflated by their brief celebrity.”


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