Man Book Shortlist 2016

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

"Fully lives up to the hype. A taut psychological thriller, rippled with comedy as black as a raven's wing, Eileen is effortlessly stylish and compelling. (Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, The Times). The Christmas season offers little cheer for Eileen Dunlop, an unassuming yet disturbed young woman trapped between her role as her alcoholic father's carer in his squalid home and her day job as a...



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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

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving - in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, in a cheap Cypriot hotel - to understand just what it means to be alive, here and now.Tracing an arc from the spring of youth to the winter of old age, All That Man Is brings these separate lives...



Sellout - 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...