2016 Man Booker Prize

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The 2016 Booker Prize for Fiction was awarded at a ceremony on 25 October 2016.[1] The Man Booker dozen of 13 books was announced on 27 July, narrowed down to a shortlist of six titles on 13 September.[2] Paul Beatty was awarded the 2016 Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout, receiving 50,000 pounds ($61,000), and becoming the first American author to be awarded the prize.[3]

Judging panel[edit]

  • Amanda Foreman (Chair)
  • Jon Day
  • Abdulrazak Gurnah
  • David Harsent
  • Olivia Williams

Nominees (shortlist)[edit]

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

Nominees (longlist)[edit]

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Paul Beatty The Sellout Novel US Oneworld Publications
Deborah Levy Hot Milk Novel UK Hamish Hamilton
Graeme Macrae Burnet His Bloody Project Novel UK Contraband
Ottessa Moshfegh Eileen Novel US Jonathan Cape
David Szalay All That Man Is Novel UK Jonathan Cape
Madeleine Thien Do Not Say We Have Nothing Novel Canada Granta Books
J. M. Coetzee The Schooldays of Jesus Novel South Africa-Australia Harvill Secker
A. L. Kennedy Serious Sweet Novel UK Jonathan Cape
Elizabeth Strout My Name Is Lucy Barton Novel US Viking
Ian McGuire The North Water Novel UK Scribner UK
David Means Hystopia Novel US Faber & Faber
Wyl Menmuir The Many Novel Uk Salt
Virginia Reeves Work Like Any Other Novel UK Scribner UK

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Man Booker Prize announces 2016 shortlist - The Man Booker Prizes".
  2. ^ "Man Booker Prize announces 2016 longlist - The Man Booker Prizes".
  3. ^ "Paul Beatty becomes first American author to win the Man Booker Prize". Retrieved 2016-10-28.