Man Booker Live ()
15 October 2012
Every year the Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book; it is one of the world’s most important literary awards. On the eve of the 2012 Man Booker Prize announcement, this year’s shortlisted writers will be reading and discussing their work in front of an audience. The event will be chaired by one of the UK’s favourite broadcasters, James Naughtie.
The novels shortlisted for this year's prize are:
Bring up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel
The Lighthouse, Alison Moore
Swimming Home, Deborah Levy
The Garden of Evening Mists, Tan Twan Eng
Narcopolis, Jeet Thayil
Umbrella, Will Self
We’re delighted to be bringing you this live satellite event for the very first time. Get reading!