Booker shortlist 2022


07 September 2022
Six authors go forward for the UK's biggest book prize

This year's Booker shortlist is:

* Alan Garner, Treacle Walker

• NoViolet Bulawayo, Glory

Elizabeth Strout, Oh, William!

• Shehan Karunatilaka, The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

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• Percival Everett, The Trees

• Claire Keegan, Small Things LIke These

The winner will be announced on 17 October. Each shortlisted author will win £2,500, and the winner will receive £50,000.

Alan Garner, the only British author on the list, is the oldest author to be shortlisted for the UK's biggest book prize. Watch out for an interview with Alan in a forthcoming issue of Writing Magazine, discussing his stunning, Booker-shortlisted novel Treacle Walker.


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