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Man Booker Prize 2016 Man Booker Prize 2016

The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers. On 25 October 2016 The Sellout by Paul Beatty was announced as the first U.S. writer to win.


Man Booker Prize 2016 Winner & Shortlisted titles

The Sellout by Paul Beatty
The Sellout
Paul Beatty
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2016. Amanda Foreman, 2016 Chair of judges, comments: ‘The Sellout is a novel for our times. A tirelessly inventive modern satire, its humour disguises a radical seriousness. Paul Beatty slays sacred cows with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
Eileen
Ottessa Moshfegh
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. Shortlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award 2016. A young woman relentlessly drives through the darkness of the American roads. Is she fleeing from a misdemeanour? Is she on a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2016
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Madeleine Thien
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. Winner of The Edward Stanford Specsavers Fiction (with a sense of place) Award 2017. Chair of the 2016 judges Amanda Foreman commented: "This is a very exciting year. The range of books...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
All That Man is by David Szalay
All That Man is
David Szalay
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. Chair of the 2016 judges Amanda Foreman commented: "This is a very exciting year. The range of books is broad and the quality extremely high. Each novel provoked intense discussion and, at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
His Bloody Project
Graeme Macrae Burnet
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. Chair of the 2016 judges Amanda Foreman commented: "This is a very exciting year. The range of books is broad and the quality extremely high. Each novel provoked intense discussion and, at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2015
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
Hot Milk
Deborah Levy
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. Chair of the 2016 judges Amanda Foreman commented: "This is a very exciting year. The range of books is broad and the quality extremely high. Each novel provoked intense discussion and, at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2016

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The Man Booker 2016 shortlist was:

The Sellout by Paul Beatty (winner)

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

His Bloody Project Graeme Macrae Burnet

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

All That Man Is by David Szalay

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

 

This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges chaired by Amanda Foreman. The winner was announced on Tuesday 25 October 2016 at a ceremony at London’s Guildhall. 

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The Man Booker Prize was first awarded in 1969 and 2016 marks its 48th year. Hilary Mantel made history in 2012 when she won the prize for the second time with Bring up the Bodies, as the first woman and the first British author to win the prize twice. A full history of the prize, including an interactive timeline, can be found on the Man Booker Prize website – www.themanbookerprize.com.

News about the prize can also be found on Twitter @ManBookerPrize

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