The Man Booker Prize shortlist includes some surprises

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, considered one of the most prestigious fiction awards in the world, was revealed Wednesday. Three American authors made the cut from the longlist: George Saunders, for “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Paul Auster, for his novel “4 3 2 1”; and Emily Fridlund for “History... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Man Booker Prize shortlist includes Jhumpa Lahiri, Colm Toibin

Books including 'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri and 'We Need New Names' by NoViolet Bulawayo made the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize this year, and some are calling the shortened list of nominees the best in years. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Booker Prize’s "wide-ranging and diverse" shortlist has been met with a broadly positive response from the trade, though there is surprise from some that authors like Max Porter missed out on the final six. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist

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Man Booker International Prize shortlist sees Tokarczuk nominated again as women dominate

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The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist

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Man Booker International Prize Announces 2018 Shortlist

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Man Booker Prize longlist includes Paul Beatty's novel set in South L.A. and J.M. Coetzee

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