Hungary's Laszlo Krasznahorkai, the winner of the Man Booker International Prize, poses for photographers with the trophy shortly after the award ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. UK.

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Author Hilary Mantel won the 2012 Man Booker Prize for her Bring Up the Bodies.

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Authors, from left to right, Malaysian Tan Twan Eng, Deborah Levy, Hilary Mantel, Will Self, holding his book, top, Alison Moore and Jeet Thayil, from India, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, hold copies of their books during a photo call at the Royal Festival Hall, in London.


Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), R.I.P. The novelist, best-known for Fahrenheit 451, died in California on June 5, 2012, his daughter Alexandra said.

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