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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

2017 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize was revealed earlier today.  There are six finalists on the list:

4321 by Paul Auster (US)

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (US)  - See my review at https://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/08/review-of-history-of-wolves-by-emily.html.)

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (UK-Pakistan)

Elmet by Fiona Mozley (UK)

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (US) – See my review at https://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/08/review-of-lincoln-in-bardo-by-george.html.

Autumn by Ali Smith (UK)

The Man Booker Prize is considered one of the leading prizes for high-quality literary fiction written in English.  This is the fourth year that the prize has been open to writers of any nationality.  The winner, who will receive £50,000, will be announced on Tuesday, October 17, in London.

For more information about the announcement, go to http://themanbookerprize.com/news/man-booker-prize-announces-2017-shortlist