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.