Booker Prize Winner 2013: Eleanor Catton Wins British Prize

Booker Prize Winner 2013: Eleanor Catton Wins British Prize

Youth and heft triumphed at Britain’s Booker Prize on Tuesday, as 28-year-old New Zealander Eleanor Catton won the fiction award for “The Luminaries,” an ambitious 832-page murder mystery set during a 19th-century gold rush.

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