Man Booker Prize (Booker prize) announced the names of six writers included in the short list. This information is published on the website of the award. In the shortlist were four women and two men: Anna Burns “Milkman”, Daisy Johnson “Everything under”, Rachel Kushner, “The Mars Room”, Richard Powers “The Overstory”, Robin Robertson’s “The Long Take”, ESI, Adogen “Washington Black”.
The winner of the award will be announced on October 16, he will receive 50 thousand pounds. The authors represented in the short list, 2.5 thousand pounds and the publication of his book.
The young writer caught in a short list of the Booker prize, was a 27-year-old Daisy Johnson.
This is the first year in a long list of awards includes the comic book. Just the long list of thirteen novels. Last year the Pulitzer prize was awarded to American writer Dorje to Saunders for his debut novel “the Lincoln Bardot” about the 16th President of the United States. And instantly – during the week after the announcement of the book-the winner and its circulation increased by 1227%. Out of more than 230 thousand books sold 70% of sales are made after receiving a novel, Booker. The Foundation of the Booker prize provides funding for the Royal national Institute of blind people to books from the long list was printed in Braille and audio version at the time of the announcement of the winner. Booker prize has been awarded since 1969. Since 2005 also awarded the international Booker prize for his novels, translated into English and available for General sale. Since 2002, sponsors the Booker company a global investment management Man Group.
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