Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced
The shortlist for the Golden Man Booker Prize, the special one-off award honoring the Man Booker Prize’s 50th anniversary, which will crown the best work of fiction from the last five decades of the prize, has been announced. All 51 previous winners were considered by a panel of five specially-appointed judges, each of whom was asked to read the winning novels from one decade of the prize’s history.
The finalists are:
- In a Free State by V. S. Naipaul
- Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
- The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
- Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
- Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders.