‘Olive Kitteridge’ writer Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list, for ‘Lucy Barton’

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LONDON (AP) — Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced Wednesday for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction. Coetzee's "The Schooldays of Jesus" and Strout's "My Name is Lucy Barton" are among the best-known titles on a 13-book longlist that spurned big-name writers...

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