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Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017

The six shortlisted authors for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction have been announced. This year’s shortlist includes two debut novelists Emily Fridlund and Fiona Mozley along with fellow novelists Paul Auster, Mohsin Hamid, George Saunders and Ali Smith.

The 2017 shortlisted novels are as follows:

4321 by Paul Auster

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Autumn by Ali Smith

All titles are available to borrow or reserve from any of our libraries.


Page last updated: 15 September 2017