Hilary Mantel wins Booker for 2nd time
UPDATE: She’s the first woman and first British author to be given the award twice, and the first to win for two books in a row.
Hilary Mantel won the Man Booker Prize last night with *Bring Up the Bodies*, the second instalment in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy which began with 2009’s winner, *Wolf Hall*.
She’s the first woman and first British author to be given the award twice, and the first to win for two books in a row.
"You’re only as good as your last paragraph, and I haven’t even written one of those today," Mantel...
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