NewsAlert: Ontario-born Catton wins Man Booker
The Canadian Pressat 16:51 on October 15, 2013, EDT.
Books by Man Booker Prize shortlisted authors, from top, Colm Toibin's 'The Testament of Mary' NoViolet Bulawayo's 'We Need New Names', Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries', Jim Crace's 'Harvest', Jhumpa Lahiri's 'The Lowland', Ruth Ozeki's 'A Tale for the Time Being', seen during a photocall for the shortlisted authors of the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, presented at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. The media presentation of short listed authors and their books, is a tradition ahead of the the winner of the 50,000 pounds (US$80,000) prize being announced on Tuesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
LONDON - Ontario-born, New Zealand-based writer Eleanor Catton has won the Man Booker Prize for her book "The Luminaries."