The six-title shortlist for the Man Booker Prize includes all of the previous longlisted titles of genre interest: Everything Under by Daisy Johnson (Jonathan Cape), The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh (Hamish Hamilton), and The Overstory by Richard Powers (William Heinemann).
The award, which includes a £50,000 prize, is presented annually to the best original novel in the English language by a living author. This year’s judges are Kwame Anthony Appiah (chair), Val McDermid, Leo Robson, Jacqueline Rose, and Leanne Shapton. The winner will be announced October 16, 2018.
For more, including the complete shortlist, see the Man Booker Prize website.
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