How to win the Booker Prize

Ever wondered how to win the Booker Prize? Well, thanks to the Slow Journalism company’s data-crunching, the secret is revealed. Hint: it helps if you are a 50 year-old man working on his fourth novel, apparently!

Here’s the data. You can see it better if you click on the link to the "zoomable" version, and then hover the mouse over the bit you’re especially interested in.

 


Winning a Booker Prize infographic from Delayed Gratification, the Slow Journalism magazine.
Click here for zoomable version.