What is the furious homonym of "Booker Prize"?
June 1, 2014 3:11 PM Subscribe
John Banville starts his review
of Lost for Words
, by Edward St. Aubyn, thus: "There are book prizes, and then there is the Booker Prize, known, fondly, as the Booker, or, furiously, by a close homonym." The only likely suspect that came to mind was "Bugger Prize," but Google suggests that is not a thing. Does anybody know what he's talking about?
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