Irish Author Anna Burns on October 16, 2018 won the Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize 2018 for her third novel 'Milkman'.
• Milkman is an exploration of Northern Ireland's three decades of violence told through the voice of a young woman.
Man Booker Prize
• Established in 1969, the Man Booker Prize recognises the judges choice of "the best original novel written in English and published in the UK".
• Initially, Man Booker Prize was only open to writers from Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth nations until it began permitting authors from other English-speaking countries in 2014.
• Last year’s Booker Prize went to “Lincoln in the Bardo,” by American writer George Saunders.
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