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10 Oct 2005: John Banville receives the Man Booker Prize for The Sea. Born in 1945 The Sea was his 18th book. Banville was not the favourite and when the winner was "a shocked hush fell on the glittering gathering"
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  1. Spectacles by Sue Perkins
  2. Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps Mapping Out the Modern World by Martin Vargic
  3. We British The Poetry of a People by Andrew Marr
  4. Now is the Time by Melvyn Bragg
  5. Little Girl Gone by Alexandra Burt
  6. Lost & Found by Brooke Davis
  7. Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
  8. SPQR A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
  9. Take Six Girls The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson
  10. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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