Hilary Mantel wins 2nd Booker Prize for Tudor saga

Hilary Mantel, winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, poses for the photographers with a copy of her book 'Bring up the Bodies', shortly after the award ceremony in central London, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Mantel, won the 50,000 British pounds (80,000 US dollars) prize. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)British writer Hilary Mantel won the prestigious Booker literary prize for a second time Tuesday with her blood-soaked Tudor saga "Bring Up the Bodies," which the head of the judging panel said had "rewritten the book" on historical fiction.

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