Booker Taliaferro Jones Jr. (born November 12, 1944) is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and arranger, best known as the frontman of the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s. He has also worked in the studios with many well-known artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, earning him a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement.
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22.09.2022 · Few books have moved me as greatly as his 2017 Man Booker Prize–winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, a haunting look at Abraham Lincoln in the months following the death of his son Willie in 1862. This latest offering is very different—a collection of short stories from the Texas-born author—but I’m hoping it’s just as immersive. —
08.05.2007 · In 2009 he was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, honoring a writer’s lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN/ Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, given to an author whose “scale of achievement over a sustained career places him in the highest rank of American literature.” In 2013 the American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him ...