The Booker “Six”: Prize Shortlist Includes Two-timer Carey, Donoghue and Levy

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka

The six books shortlisted for the 2010 Booker Prize are:

  1. Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey (Faber and Faber)
  2. Room by Emma Donoghue (Picador/Pan Macmillan)
  3. In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut (Atlantic Books/Grove Atlantic)
  4. The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson (Bloomsbury)
  5. The Long Song by Andrea Levy (Headline Review/Headline Publishing)
  6. C by Tom McCarthy (Jonathan Cape/Random House)

The winner will be announced October 10. For more information on the titles you visit the Booker website or, even better, download the Man Booker app for your iDevice. Interviews with the shortlisted authors are available here.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.