DBC Pierre paid off his debts with money he won from the Man Booker Prize; a signed copy of Salman Rushdie’s 1981 Man Booker Winner Midnight’s Children sells for US$3,250; and this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist is one of the strongest selling since 2001. It seems like there is some money in writing after all.

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