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Hilary Mantel Becomes First Author To Win Booker And Costa In Same Year

Posted at 9:08PM Tuesday 29 Jan 2013

Hilary Mantel has become the first author ever to win the Man Booker Prize and Costa Book Award in the same year, for her bestselling novel Bring Up the Bodies.

Mantel, already a double Booker prize winner, secured the record as she was awarded the 2012 Costa Book Award on Tuesday night, beating an all-female shortlist of five.

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