Booker Shortlist 2021: The Fortune Men
Will this be the fortunate one?
Why it Could Win:. It is an important story about the British justice system and the way it has let citizens down. A timely reminder that we can all do better.
Why it Might Not Win: Based on a true story and Booker is a prize for fiction.
Why it Could Win: It’s a timely, based on a true story, book about miscarried justice. And it’s really well done.
Why it Might Not Win: Miscarried justice and race are topics that judges may feel to be overdone.