The Man Booker Prize Shortlist for Fiction has been revealed!
Marlon James, Tom McCarthy, Chigozie Obioma, Sunjeev Sahota, Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara have been announced as the shortlisted authors for the prestigious fiction prize. This is the second year that the prize has been open to writers of any nationality, having previously only been open to authors from the UK, Commonwealth, Ireland and Zimbabwe.
The judges remarked on the variety of writing styles, cultural heritage and literary backgrounds of the writers on the shortlist, which includes new authors alongside established names. Two authors come from the United Kingdom, two from the United States and one apiece from Jamaica and Nigeria.
The 2015 shortlisted titles: