2020 Booker Prize

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The 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction is the current award of the annual prize for literature covering UK, Irish, American and Commonwealth authors.[1]

Judging panel[edit]

Nominees (shortlist)[edit]

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Diane Cook The New Wilderness United States Oneworld Publications
Tsitsi Dangarembga This Mournable Body Zimbabwe Faber & Faber
Avni Doshi Burnt Sugar United States Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Random House
Maaza Mengiste The Shadow King Ethiopia / United States Canongate Books
Brandon Taylor Real Life Novel United States Originals // Daunt Books Publishing
Douglas Stuart Shuggie Bain United Kingdom/United States Picador Pan Macmillan

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Nominees (longlist)[edit]

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Diane Cook The New Wilderness United States Oneworld Publications
Tsitsi Dangarembga This Mournable Body Zimbabwe Faber & Faber
Avni Doshi Burnt Sugar United States Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Random House
Gabriel Krauze Who They Was United Kingdom 4th Estate HarperCollins
Hilary Mantel The Mirror and the Light Novel United Kingdom 4th Estate HarperCollins
Colum McCann Apeirogon Novel Ireland / United States Bloomsbury Publishing
Maaza Mengiste The Shadow King Ethiopia / United States Canongate Books
Kiley Reid Such a Fun Age United States Bloomsbury Circus / Bloomsbury Publishing
Brandon Taylor Real Life Novel United States Originals // Daunt Books Publishing
Anne Tyler Redhead by the Side of the Road Novel United States Chatto & Windus / Vintage
Douglas Stuart Shuggie Bain United Kingdom/United States Picador Pan Macmillan
Sophie Ward Love and Other Thought Experiments United Kingdom Corsair, Little, Brown
C Pam Zhang How Much of These Hills is Gold United States Virago, Little, Brown

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