Lack of Diversity among Man Booker Prize 2014 Judges

The six judges for the Man Booker Prize 2014 newly internationalized competition are: AC Grayling (Chair), Jonathan Bate, Sarah Churchwell, Dr. Daniel Glaser, Dr. Alastair Niven and Erica Wagner. Six white folks; no person of color. Four British males and two American-born women expatriates living in the UK. I suppose the two American-born ladies are the Man Booker Committee nod to diversity on this panel. I think this lack of ethnic and cultural diversity among the judges truly mars the 2014 selection process.


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