Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Man Booker Prize 2012 shortlist

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2012 has been announced.

Tan Twan Eng
The Garden of Evening Mists

Deborah Levy

Hilary Mantel

Alison Moore
The Lighthouse 

Will Self

Jeet Thayil

The 2012 shortlist includes two debut novels, three small independent publishers, two former shortlisted authors and one previous winner. Of the six writers, three are men and three are women; four are British, one Indian and one Malaysian.

The winner of the 2012 prize will be announced at a dinner at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday 16 October, in a ceremony covered by the BBC. Each of the six shortlisted writers is awarded £2,500 and a specially commissioned beautifully handbound edition of his/her book. The winner receives a further £50,000.

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