Man Booker Prize 2012 shortlist announced
The shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize has been announced.
The shortlisted titles are:
- The Garden of Evening Mists (Tan Twan Eng, Myrmidon Books)
- Swimming Home (Deborah Levy, And Other Stories)
- Bring up the Bodies (Hilary Mantel, Fourth Estate)
- The Lighthouse (Alison Moore, Salt Publishing)
- Umbrella (Will Self, Bloomsbury)
- Narcopolis (Jeet Thayil, Faber).
To see the 12 titles longlisted for this year’s prize, click here.
The winner of this year’s prize will be announced at a dinner in London on Tuesday 16 October. Each of the six shortlisted writers will receive £2500 (approximately A$3871) and a specially commissioned handbound edition of their book. The winner receives a further £50,000 (A$77,421).
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