Man Booker Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker Shortlist to award the best in contemporary fiction for 2013 was announced today. The list has been narrowed down to 6 diverse books. The titles are:

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
The Luminaries
 by Eleanor Catton
Harvest 
by Jim Crace
The Lowland
 by Jhumpa Lahiri
A Tale for the Time Being 
by Ruth Ozeki
The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

Judges Robert MacFarlane, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Natalie Haynes, Martha Kearney, and Stuart Kelly concentrated the variety for consideration this year down to an incredible selection of titles that highlights the diversity of the modern novel. No book or author is alike on this list, and the judges certainly have their work cut out for them.

The winner will be announced next month on October 15th. Dive in and tell us which book you think should win.

3 thoughts on “Man Booker Shortlist Announced

  1. i already read a tale for a time being i loved that book it made me cry and made me see things in a different way. everyone should read that book.

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