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The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Backlist

The Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize was established in 1969. The winner receives £50,000 as well as the £2,500 awarded to each of the shortlisted authors. Both the winner and the shortlisted authors are guaranteed a worldwide readership plus an increase in book sales.

The 2017 shortlist: 

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster (US) (Faber & Faber)
History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (US) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan-UK) (Hamish Hamilton)
Elmet by Fiona Mozley (UK) (JM Originals)
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (US) (Bloomsbury Publishing)
Autumn by Ali Smith (UK) (Hamish Hamilton)

Events

10 October - Shortlisted authors evening chaired by Sandeep Mahal, Lakeside Arts Theatre, Nottingham – Book tickets here 

14 October - The Cheltenham Booker: 1937, Cheltenham Literature Festival – Book tickets here 

14 October - The 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist chaired by Gaby Wood, Cheltenham Literature Festival – Book tickets here 

16 October – Shortlisted authors readings, Southbank Centre, London – Book tickets here 

2017 Key dates

  1. Longlist

    27.07.17
  2. Shortlist

    13.09.17
  3. Winner

    17.10.17
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