Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist

 

The Man Booker Prize, which launched in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom.To maintain the consistent excellence of The Man Booker Prize, judges are chosen from a wide range of disciplines, including critics, writers and academics, but also poets, politicians and actors, all with a passion for quality fiction.

The winner of The Man Booker Prize receives £50,000 and, like all the shortlisted authors, a cheque for £2,500 and a designer bound copy of their book. Fulfilling one of the objectives of the prize - to encourage the widest possible readership for the best in literary fiction - the winner and the shortlisted authors now enjoy a dramatic increase in book sales worldwide.

The shortlisted and longlisted titles for 2017 are listed below. The winner will be announced on October 17th.

 

The shortlist also includes Elmet, by Fiona Mozley, which is not yet available in the US.

4 3 2 1 Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781627794466
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 31st, 2017

Shortlisted


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History of Wolves Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802125873
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 3rd, 2017

Shortlisted


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Exit West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

Shortlisted


Lincoln in the Bardo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812995343
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Published: Random House - February 14th, 2017

Shortlisted


Autumn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101870730
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Published: Pantheon Books - February 7th, 2017

Shortlisted


Days Without End Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525427360
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Published: Viking - January 24th, 2017

Solar Bones Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781616958534
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Soho Press - September 12th, 2017

Reservoir 13 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781936787708
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Catapult - October 3rd, 2017

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781524733155
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 6th, 2017

Home Fire Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735217683
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 15th, 2017

Swing Time Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594203985
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Published: Penguin Press - November 15th, 2016

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The Underground Railroad Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542364
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 2nd, 2016