Edugyan, Robertson Man Booker Finalists

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WASHINGTON BLACK, a novel by Esi Edugyan, published by Knopf and Random House Audio, and THE LONG TAKE by Robin Robertson, which Knopf will publish in January in the U.S., have been selected by the judges as two of six semi-finalists for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.

Among the most coveted international prizes awarded annually for literary fiction, the nominees were chosen from titles published in the UK between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018.

Three novels published by Penguin Random House UK imprints are also shortlisted:

UK: Jonathan Cape

THE OVERSTORY by Richard Powers
UK: William Heinemann

THE MARS ROOM by Rachel Kushner
UK: Jonathan Cape

The winner will be announced the evening of Tuesday, October 16.

Congratulations to all our longlisted and shortlisted authors and their publishers.

Click here for the complete list of Man Booker Finalists.

Posted: September 20, 2018