International shortlist for Man Booker Prize


The Man Booker Prize shortlist 2014 has been announced.  For the first time, authors outside the Commonwealth are eligible for inclusion and the shortlist reflects this newly international scope.

Author                               Title                                                                            Nationality

Joshua Ferris                 To Rise Again at a Decent Hour                      American
Richard Flanagan         The Narrow Road to the Deep North           Australian
Karen Joy Fowler        We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves   American
Howard Jacobson       J                                                                                     British
Neel Mukherjee           The Lives of Others                                               British
Ali Smith                         How to be Both                                                        British

The winner of the £50,000 prize will be announced next month.



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