Die boeke wat vanjaar meeding om die Booker-prys is vandag aangekondig.

Die “Booker Dosyn”, wat eintlik 13 boeke is, is gekies uit 162 romans gepubliseer in Brittanje en Ierland tussen 1 Oktober 2019 en 30 September 2020.

Op vanjaar se lys is:

Diane Cook (VSA) – The New Wilderness (Oneworld Publications)

Tsitsi Dangarembga (Zimbabwe) – This Mournable Body (Faber & Faber)

Avni Doshi (VSA) – Burnt Sugar (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)

Gabriel Krauze (Brittanje) – Who They Was (4th Estate, HarperCollins)

Hilary Mantel (Brittanje) – The Mirror & The Light (4th Estate, HarperCollins)

Colum McCann (Iereland/VSA) – Apeirogon (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopië/VSA) – The Shadow King (Canongate Books)

Kiley Reid (VSA) – Such a Fun Age (Bloomsbury Circus, Bloomsbury Publishing)

Brandon Taylor (VSA) – Real Life (Originals, Daunt Books Publishing)       

Anne Tyler (VSA) – Redhead by The Side of The Road (Chatto & Windus, Vintage)

Douglas Stuart (Skotland/VSA) – Shuggie Bain (Picador, Pan Macmillan)

Sophie Ward (Brittanje) – Love and Other Thought Experiments (Corsair, Little, Brown)

C Pam Zhang (VSA) – How Much of These Hills is Gold (Virago, Little, Brown)

Die kortlys van ses boeke word op 15 September 2020 aangekondig en die wenner in November.

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