Awarded to the best original novel written in English, the Man Booker Prize has been awarded annually since 1969. Originally, the prize was limited to books published in the UK, but in 2013, eligibility was expanded to include any new book originally written in English. The judging panel for this prestigious prize has just announced their Shortlist. Check out their choices or some of the previous winners below!


The 2016 Shortlist Nominees:

The Sellout by Paul Beatty
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
All That Man Is by David Szalay


Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien


Previous Winners:

2015 A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
2014 The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
2013 The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
2012 Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
2011 The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes


The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson


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