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Watch the Man Booker Prize winner announcement live

Watch the Man Booker Prize winner announcement live

The moment of truth where we discover which book has won the 2012 Man Booker Prize is nearly upon us. The judges have spent much of the day making their final deliberations with the winner due to be announced shortly after 9.40pm this evening. You can watch the announcement live on BBC News and BBC World from 9.30pm. Watch the live stream at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19971295


The shortlist for the 2012 Man Booker Prize is:
Tan Twan Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books)
Deborah Levy, Swimming Home (And Other Stories/Faber & Faber)
Hilary Mantel, Bring up the Bodies (Fourth Estate)
Alison Moore, The Lighthouse (Salt)
Will Self, Umbrella (Bloomsbury)
Jeet Thayil, Narcopolis (Faber & Faber)

The judges for the 2012 Man Booker Prize meet to decide the winner