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Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2016 Shortlist

By posted at 6:57 am on September 13, 2016 1

The Booker Prize has whittled down its longlist to an intriguing shortlist, and none of the authors tapped has previously won the Prize. As was the case in prior years, two Americans make the shortlist this year: Paul Beatty and Ottessa Moshfegh. They are joined by the UK’s Graeme Macrae Burnet and Deborah Levy, and Canadians David Szalay and Madeleine Thien. The bookies suggest that Levy, the only author remaining to have previously landed on a shortlist, is the favorite to win.

All the Booker Prize shortlisters are below (with bonus links where available):

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One Response to “Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2016 Shortlist”

  1. themba mabona
    at 12:26 pm on September 13, 2016

    ahhhh, no scifi yet again; not to be taken serious…

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