The Man Booker Prize shortlist for 2016 has been announced. This year's longlist of 6 books was selected by a panel of 5 judges from the 13 longlisted titles. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality, writing originally in English and published in the UK.
The winner will be announced on Tuesday 25th October at a black tie dinner broadcasted by the BBC. Good Luck to all of this years nominees!
The 2016 Man Booker Shortlist
Eileen - Ottessa Moshfegh
Hot Milk - Deborah Levy
A richly mythic, colour-saturated tale of mothers and daughters from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Swimming Home Today I dropped my laptop on the concrete floor.It was tucked under my arm and slid out of its black rubber sheath, landing screen-side down.The digital page shattered. Apparently there's a man in the next flyblown town who mends...
His Bloody Project - Graeme Macrae Burnet
The year is 1869. A brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands leads to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae.A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but it falls to the country's finest legal and psychiatric minds to uncover what drove him to commit such merciless acts of violence.Was...
All That Man is : Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize - David Szalay
Sellout : Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016 - Paul Beatty
'Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times 'The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian 'The most badass first 100 pages of an American novel I've read.' New York Times A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout...
Do Not Say We Have Nothing - Madeleine Thien
In Canada in 1990, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests.Her name is Ai-Ming. As her relationship with Marie deepens, Ai-Ming tells the story of her family in revolutionary China, from the crowded teahouses in the first days of Chairman Mao's...