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2019 Booker Prize

The 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction was announced on 14 October 2019.[1] The Booker longlist of 13 books was announced on 23 July,[2] and was narrowed down to a shortlist of six on 3 September.[3] The Prize was awarded jointly to Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other. This was the first time the prize was shared since 1992, despite a rule change banning joint winners.[1]

Judging panel

Nominees (shortlist)

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Margaret Atwood The Testaments Novel Canada Vintage, Chatto & Windus
Lucy Ellmann Ducks, Newburyport Novel USA/UK Galley Beggar Press
Bernardine Evaristo Girl, Woman, Other Novel UK Hamish Hamilton
Chigozie Obioma An Orchestra of Minorities Novel Nigeria Little Brown
Salman Rushdie Quichotte Novel UK/India Jonathan Cape
Elif Shafak 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World Novel UK/Turkey Viking

Nominees (longlist)

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Margaret Atwood The Testaments Novel Canada Vintage, Chatto & Windus
Kevin Barry Night Boat to Tangier Novel Ireland Canongate Books
Oyinkan Braithwaite My Sister, The Serial Killer Novel UK/Nigeria Atlantic Books
Lucy Ellmann Ducks, Newburyport Novel USA/UK Galley Beggar Press
Bernardine Evaristo Girl, Woman, Other Novel UK Hamish Hamilton
John Lanchester The Wall Novel UK Faber & Faber
Deborah Levy The Man Who Saw Everything Novel UK Hamish Hamilton
Valeria Luiselli Lost Children Archive Novel Mexico/Italy Fourth Estate
Chigozie Obioma An Orchestra of Minorities Novel Nigeria Little Brown
Max Porter Lanny Novel UK Faber & Faber
Salman Rushdie Quichotte Novel UK/India Jonathan Cape
Elif Shafak 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World Novel UK/Turkey Viking
Jeanette Winterson Frankissstein Novel UK Jonathan Cape

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Flood, Alison (14 October 2019). "Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker prize 2019". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Booker Prize 2019 longlist announced". Books+Publishing. 4 September 2019. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  3. ^ "Booker Prize 2019 shortlist announced". Books+Publishing. 4 September 2019. Retrieved 2019-09-06.