Auster, Hamid, Saunders, Smith Our 2017 Man Booker Finalists

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Concurrent but independent of the National Book Award semi-finalists serial rollout, this week also brings news, from London, of the shortlisted six nominees for the 2017 Man Booker Prize, literary fiction’s highly coveted international annual recognition. 


Here are our finalists, announced today, across our U.S., Canada, and UK companies:

Penguin Random House U.S.:
AUTUMN by Ali Smith (Pantheon Hardcover & E-Book; Anchor Paperback)
EXIT WEST by Mohsin Hamid (Riverhead Hardcover & E-Book; Penguin Audio download)
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders (Random House Hardcover & E-Book; Random House Audio)

Penguin Random House Canada.:
4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster (McClelland & Stewart)
AUTUMN by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton Canada)
EXIT WEST by Mohsin Hamid (Riverhead edition distributed by Penguin Random House Canada)
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders (Penguin Random House Canada distribution of Random House edition)

Penguin Random House UK:
AUTUMN by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton UK )
EXIT WEST by Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton UK)

Our congratulations to our Shortlist Finalists, as well as our Longlisted authors, and all among us who make their publication possible.

First awarded in 1969, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction is open to writers of any nationality, writing originally in English, and published in the U.K.

The 2017 Prize will be bestowed at the Man Booker Dinner in London on Tuesday, October 17.

The complete 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist:

Posted: September 13, 2017