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The Booker Prize 2020

The Booker Prize

The leading literary award in the English speaking world, which has brought recognition, reward and readership to outstanding fiction for over 50 years. Awarded annually to the best novel of the year written in English and published in the UK or Ireland.

The 2020 winner is Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador, Pan Macmillan)

 

The 2020 shortlist:

The New Wilderness by Diane Cook (Oneworld Publications)

This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Faber & Faber)

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

The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste (Canongate Books)

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador, Pan Macmillan)

Real Life by Brandon Taylor (Originals, Daunt Books Publishing)  

 

The 2020 longlist:

The New Wilderness by Diane Cook (Oneworld Publications)

This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Faber & Faber)

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

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

The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel (4th Estate, HarperCollins)

Apeirogon by Colum McCann (Bloomsbury Publishing) 

The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste (Canongate Books)

Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid (Bloomsbury Circus, Bloomsbury Publishing)

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador, Pan Macmillan)

Real Life by Brandon Taylor (Originals, Daunt Books Publishing)  

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

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

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

2021 Judges

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