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Man Booker 2017 Predictions

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Our panel collectively read all 13 nominated books and most of us read all, or almost all of the shortlisted books. Over the past several months we have posted our reviews, rankings, and thoughts of all the books. Keep reading to see which book we think will take home the prize tomorrow. Read more

2017 Man Booker Shortlist: 4321

Here is our final shortlist book! Our panel has been giving their thoughts on each of the nominated shortlist books. We’ll tell you briefly what we think of the book, the reasons we think it might win, and the reasons why it might not win. Keep reading to see what we think about whether it will be our 2017 Man Booker winner. Tomorrow we find out which book takes home the prize. Read more

2017 Man Booker Shortlist: Elmet

Today is going to be a busy day on the blog because I’ve procrastinated and still have to post our last two books and our predictions for winner. Today we’ll cover Elmet and 4321 then will end the day by posting our winner predictions. Our panel will be giving their thoughts on each of the nominated shortlist books. We’ll tell you briefly what we think of the book, the reasons we think it might win, and the reasons why it might not win. Here are our thoughts for Elmet by Fiona Mozley. Keep reading to see what we think about whether it will be our 2017 Man Booker winner. Read more

2017 Man Booker Shortlist: History of Wolves

Over the past month, our panel has been giving their thoughts on each of the nominated shortlist books. We tell you briefly what we think of the book, the reasons we think it might win, and the reasons why it might not win. Next up is History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund. Keep reading to see what we think about whether it will be our 2017 Man Booker winner. Read more

Autumn

Over the next month, our panel will be giving their thoughts on each of the nominated shortlist books. We’ll tell you briefly what we think of the book, the reasons we think it might win, and the reasons why it might not win. Next up is Autumn by Ali Smith. Keep reading to see what we think about whether it will be our 2017 Man Booker winner. Read more

2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

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The 2017 Nobel Prize in literature goes to… Read more

2017 Man Booker Shortlist: Exit West

Over the next month, our panel will be giving their thoughts on each of the nominated shortlist books. We’ll tell you briefly what we think of the book, the reasons we think it might win, and the reasons why it might not win. Next up is Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Keep reading to see what we think about whether it will be our 2017 Man Booker winner. Read more

2017 Man Booker Shortlist: Lincoln in the Bardo

Over the next month, our panel will be giving their thoughts on each of the nominated shortlist books. We’ll tell you briefly what we think of the book, the reasons we think it might win, and the reasons why it might not win. First up is Lincoln in the Bardo, a book that our entire panel managed to read. Keep reading to see what we think about whether it will be our 2017 Man Booker winner. Read more

2017 Man Booker Shortlist

The 2017 Man Booker shortlist was announced this morning. Keep reading to see which books made the list and how our judges fared in their predictions.
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2017 Man Booker Shortlist Predictions

Our shadow panel of 6 judges managed to collectively read all 13 books. We rated all the books on the following criteria: 1) writing quality; 2) originality; 3) character development; 4) plot development; and 5) enjoyment.  Based on our collective ratings we came up with a group shortlist. Keep reading to find out how each book was ranked and which books we predict will make the list. The shortlist will be announced tomorrow.  Read more