“All of [these books] do something exciting with the language they have chosen to use.”
-Judge Michael Wood
The Man Booker Prize is an annual award honoring what is considered to be the finest literary writing. While only books published in the UK the year of the award are eligible, for the second year in a row writers from other countries are considered as long as the novel was originally written in English. The Longlist, also known as the Booker’s Dozen, was announced July 29, 2015. The Shortlist will be announced Tuesday, September 15, 2015 with the winner being announced on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
Looking for a fun challenge? Try to see how many you can read before the prize is announced! Check out the copies below at MPPL: