The Shortlist of The Man Booker Prize 2017 has been announced. You can also get last years winner Paul Beatty with his prize winning book The Sellout.
The prize, which launched in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom.To maintain the consistent excellence of The Man Booker Prize, judges are chosen from a wide range of disciplines, including critics, writers and academics, but also poets, politicians and actors, all with a passion for quality fiction.
The 2017 Man Booker Shortlist
4 3 2 1 - Paul Auster
'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...
History of Wolves : Shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize - Emily Fridlund
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...
Exit West : Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 - Mohsin Hamid
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...
Elmet : SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 - Fiona Mozley
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...
Lincoln in the Bardo : SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 - George Saunders
MAN BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLIST 2017A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017`It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday TimesThe extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the...
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be bothAutumn.
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819.How about Autumn 2016?
Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a...