The shortlist for the 2015 Man Booker Prize was announced yesterday, and as usual it’s a fascinating selection of literary fiction. This year’s nominees hail from the UK, the US, Nigeria, and Jamaica.

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Hanya Yanagihara-A Little Life

Sunjeev Sahota-The Year Of The Runaways

Marlon James-A Brief History of Seven Killings


A little life / Hanya Yanagihara

The year of the runaways / Sunjeev Sahota

A brief history of seven killings / Marlon James


Tom McCarthy-Satin Island

Chigozie Obioma-The Fisherman

Anne Tyler-A Spool of Blue Thread

Satin island / Tom McCarthy

The fishermen / Chigozie Obioma

A spool of blue thread / Anne Tyler