What is the Man booker Prize? The prize rewards the very best book of the year voted by panelists and is noted as ‘the world’s most important literary award’. The winning author wins £50,000!
Who won? Julian Barnes won the prize for his book ‘The Sense of an Ending’.
Which books made the shortlist?
- ‘Jamrach’s Menagerie’ by Carol Birch
- ‘The Sisters Brothers’ by Patrick deWitt
- ‘Pigeon English’ by Stephen Kelman
- ‘Snowdrops’ by A.D Miller
- ‘Half Blood Blues’ by Esi Edugyan
These books are now all available to loan in the Learning Centre – check out the display on the ground floor behind the helpdesk.
For more information on the Man Booker Prize