The winner of this year’s Man Booker Prize is Eleanor Catton of New Zealand. She is the youngest winner ever and the last winner before the prize rules are changed to include U.S. writers.

The new rules have stirred more than a bit of controversy; many fear that opening the prize to Americans will harm British writers and make it more difficult for the Man Booker Prize to compete with the Pulitzer and the National Book Awards, two of the most prestigious writing prizes in the United States.

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