2018 Man Booker Prize

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The 2018 Booker Prize for Fiction was awarded at a ceremony on 16 October 2018.[1] The Man Booker dozen of 13 books was announced on the 24th of July, and was narrowed down to a shortlist of six on the 20th of September. The longlist included Sabrina by Nick Drnaso, the first in Booker Prize history to nominate a graphic novel.

Anna Burns was awarded the 2018 Booker Prize for her third novel, Milkman, receiving £50,000;[2] she became the first Northern Irish author to win the prize.[3]

Judging panel[edit]

Nominees (shortlist)[edit]

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Anna Burns Milkman Novel UK Faber & Faber
Esi Edugyan Washington Black Novel Canada Serpent's Tail
Daisy Johnson Everything Under Novel UK Jonathan Cape
Rachel Kushner The Mars Room Novel USA Jonathan Cape
Richard Powers The Overstory Novel USA William Heinemann
Robin Robertson The Long Take Verse Novel UK Picador

Nominees (longlist)[edit]

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Belinda Bauer Snap Crime UK Bantam Press
Anna Burns Milkman Novel UK Faber & Faber
Nick Drnaso Sabrina Graphic Novel USA Granta
Esi Edugyan Washington Black Novel Canada Serpent's Tail
Guy Gunaratne In Our Mad and Furious City Novel UK Tinder Press
Daisy Johnson Everything Under Novel UK Jonathan Cape
Rachel Kushner The Mars Room Novel USA Jonathan Cape
Sophie Mackintosh The Water Cure Novel UK Hamish Hamilton
Michael Ondaatje Warlight Novel Canada Jonathan Cape
Richard Powers The Overstory Novel USA William Heinemann
Robin Robertson The Long Take Verse Novel UK Picador
Sally Rooney Normal People Novel Ireland Faber & Faber
Donal Ryan From A Low and Quiet Sea Novel Ireland Doubleday Ireland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Man Booker Prize - Key Dates". The Man Booker Prizes.
  2. ^ "Anna Burns wins 50th Man Booker Prize with Milkman! | The Man Booker Prizes". themanbookerprize.com. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  3. ^ Flood, Alison; Armitstead, Claire (2018-10-16). "Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'incredibly original' Milkman". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-10-17.