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Booker Prize – masterful Scottish working-class story Shuggie Bain wins in most diverse year...

by Stevie Marsden, Tutor in Publishing, Manchester Metropolitan UniversityStevie Marsden, Manchester Metropolitan UniversityDouglas Stuart’s debut novel Shuggie Bain has won the 52nd Booker Prize. The ceremony, normally a glitzy affair with long speeches, readings...

Scot Douglas Stuart wins the Booker Prize 2020

Shuggie Bain wins 2020 Booker Prize·       Douglas Stuart is the second Scot to win the prize, following James Kelman in 1994·       This novel is based on Stuart’s own experience of a Glasgow childhood marked by poverty and...


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