A huge congratulations to the Penguin Random House authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction.
- The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
- Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
- Quichotte by Salman Rushdie
- 10 Minutes 38 Seconds In This Strange World by Elif Shafak
The shortlist was chosen from 151 novels published in the UK or Ireland between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.
The Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland.
The shortlist of six books was announced on Tuesday 3 September at a morning press conference. The shortlisted authors each receive £2,500 and a specially bound edition of their book.
The 2019 winner will be announced on Monday 14 October at an awards ceremony at London’s Guildhall.