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Author Paul Beatty wins The 2016 Man Booker Prize for The Sellout, a satire of US racial politics, making him the first American writer to win award.
Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien are announced as the six shortlisted authors for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
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The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced was announced on 27th July.
The shortlisted titles are:
- Hope Farm (Peggy Frew, Scribe)
- Leap (Myfanwy Jones, A&U)
- Black Rock White City (A S Patric
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This Week's Top 10
- The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming: Quarterly Essay 64 Stan Grant
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay J.K. Rowling
- The Good People Hannah Kent
- The Sellout Paul Beatty
- Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 11 Jeff Kinney
- The Midnight Gang David Walliams
- Night School: Jack Reacher Lee Child
- Ruby Red Shoes Goes to London Kate Knapp
- True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia David Hunt
- Pig the Elf Aaron Blabey
Source: Nielsen BookScan
Date: 26 November 2016