The Booker Prize is awarded to what the judges consider to be the best novel of the year written in English by an author living anywhere in the world, published in the UK and Ireland. The winner receives £50,000 as well as the £2,500 awarded to each of the six shortlisted authors.
The short list for the 2021 Booker Prize:
Anuk Arudpragasam (Sri Lankan) – A Passage North
Damon Galgut (South African) – The Promise
Patricia Lockwood (American) – No One Is Talking About This
Nadifa Mohamed (British/Somali) –The Fortune Men
Richard Powers (American) – Bewilderment
Maggie Shipstead (American) – Great Circle
Congratulations to all!