Now in its 52nd year, The Booker Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards for fiction in the English language.
This year’s six shortlisted authors are Diane Cook for The New Wilderness; Tsitsi Dangarembga for This Mournable Body; Avni Doshi for Burnt Sugar; Maaza Mengiste for The Shadow King; Douglas Stuart for Shuggie Bain and Brandon Taylor for Real Life.
In the week leading up to the announcement of this year’s winner, join us for an evening of readings and conversation with the shortlisted authors, hosted by writer and critic Alex Clark. You will also have the chance to ask your own questions.
The winner of the 2020 Booker prize for fiction is announced on 19 November. They will be selected by the panel of five judges: Margaret Busby (chair), Lee Child, Sameer Rahim, Lemn Sissay and Emily Wilson.
Running time: 90 minutes
You can purchase copies of each of these titles by adding them to your ticket at checkout, or buy a combined book and ticket bundle including all six titles(with free UK P&P). Books will be shipped by the Guardian Bookshop.