Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury).

The 6-title shortlist had two other titles of genre interest:

  • 4 3 2 1, Paul Auster (Faber & Faber)
  • Exit West, Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton)

Presented annually to the best original novel in the English language by a living author, the award includes a £50,000 prize. This year’s judges were Sarah Hall, Tom Phillips, Colin Thubron, Lola Young (chair), and Lila Azam Zanganeh.

For more, including the complete shortlist, see the Man Booker Prize website.

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