Booker Prize 2019: Shortlist Announced

Booker Prize 2019: Shortlist Announced

The Booker Prize is a literary that is awarded each year for the best original novel that is written in the English language and published in the United Kingdom. The 2019 shortlist was announced on Tuesday 3rd September and was whittled down from 151 submissions.

This year’s shortlist is:

Margaret Atwood (Canada), The Testaments (Vintage, Chatto & Windus)

Lucy Ellmann (USA/UK), Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press)

Bernardine Evaristo (UK), Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton)

Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria), An Orchestra of Minorities (Little Brown)

Salman Rushdie (UK/India), Quichotte (Jonathan Cape)

Elif Shafak (UK/Turkey), 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World (Viking)

The winner will be announced on 14 October.

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