The GatheringThe Gathering Wins the Man Booker Prize 2007:

Anne Enright was tonight (Tuesday 16 October) named the winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her novel The Gathering, published by Jonathan Cape.

Enright, 45, is the second Irish woman to win the prize, joining compatriots Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and John Banville who won the prize in 1978, 1993 and 2005 respectively.


Read review of The Gathering at Guardian Unlimited.