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Booker Prize Shortlist 2023

Selected by the Bookshop


The Booker Prize Longlist of 13 books  was announced on August 1, 2023 with the shortlist of six books revealed on September 21. The winner  will be announced on Sunday November 26, 2023.

From the publisher:
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2023‘Paul Lynch is peerless’ Donal Ryan, author of Strange FlowersAn Irish Times ‘Book to Look Forward to in 2023’A fearless portrait of a society on the brink as a…

From the publisher:
‘Kaleidoscopic, urgent, hilarious, revelatory’ Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings‘Sumptuous and astute … An absolute delight to read’ Diana Evans, author of Ordinary People'A…

From the publisher:
A woman moves from the place of her birth to a remote northern country to be housekeeper to her brother, whose wife has just left him. The youngest child of many siblings – more than she cares to remember – from earliest…

From the publisher:
'Terrific . . . A bold book [and] a quietly brilliant one' - A. D. Miller, author of Snowdrops'WOW. Western Lane is glorious. You'll want to read it over and over again.' - Aravind Adiga, author of The White TigerA beautiful and moving…

From the publisher:
Irresistibly funny, wise and thought-provoking - a tour de force about family, fortune, and the struggle to be a good person when the world is falling apart...'It's a thing of beauty, a novel that will fill your heart' Observer'A tragicomic…

From the publisher:
'Masterful . . . has much to say to our times' Guardian'Begs to be read' Spectator'A luminous, thought-provoking novel' Esi Edugyan, author of Washington BlackIn 1792, formerly enslaved Benjamin Honey and his Irish wife,…

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