Thursday, September 13, 2012

Man Booker Prize: 2012 Shortlist

Man Booker Prize announced six books for their 2012 shortlist. The  books were chosen by a panel of judges chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement. 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.

*Drum roll* Here are the shortlisted books:

Tan Twan Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books)
Deborah Levy, Swimming Home (And Other Stories/Faber & Faber)
Hilary Mantel, Bring up the Bodies (Fourth Estate)
Alison Moore, The Lighthouse (Salt)
Will Self, Umbrella (Bloomsbury)
Jeet Thayil, Narcopolis (Faber & Faber)

 Have you read any of these books? What do you have to say about this shortlist? 


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