2020 Booker Prize Shortlist

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2020 Booker Prize Shortlist

Editado: Set 15, 2020, 8:16 am

This year's very surprising shortlist has just been announced:

Burnt Sugar, Avni Doshi (USA)
This Mournable Body, Tsitisi Dangarembga (Zimbabwe)
The New Wilderness, Diane Cook (USA)
Real Life, Brandon Taylor (USA)
The Shadow King, Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia/USA)
Shuggie Bain, Douglas Stuart (Scotland/USA)

Set 15, 2020, 8:37 am

Whoa. No Hilary Mantel?!

Editado: Set 15, 2020, 9:00 am

>2 lauralkeet: Right. No Colum McCann, either. I had to look at the shortlist video twice, as I couldn't believe their books were omitted.

Set 15, 2020, 9:23 am

On the plus side, it looks like a more representative group of authors.

Set 15, 2020, 9:48 am

Seems like a good list! I was a bit surprised not to see Mantel, too.