Judging the Booker prize: 'I'm proud of our decision'

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Picking a winner is an impossible task, says Booker judge Afua Hirsch. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo both deserved to win Was deciding on a winner for the Booker prize , a friend asked at the awards ceremony, a bit like giving birth? She then relayed the story of how, after carefully nurturing her pregnancy for months, the doctors became increasingly desperate to get her baby out before
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