Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Two Canadians on Man Booker Prize Short List

Madeleine Thein for her novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing and David Szalay for his book All that Man Is are listed for the 2016 Man Booker Prize which will be announced October 25.

Thein's book centres on a mother and daughter invite a young woman who has fled the Tiananmen Square protests into their home. Szalay's novel deals with nine men away from home.

The Short List

Paul Beatty (US) The Sellout (Oneworld)
Deborah Levy (UK) Hot Milk (Hamish Hamilton)
Graeme Macrae Burnet (UK) His Bloody Project (Contraband)
Ottessa Moshfegh (US) Eileen (Jonathan Cape)
David Szalay (Canada-UK) All That Man Is (Jonathan Cape)
Madeleine Thien (Canada) Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Granta Books)

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