Tuesday, 6 September 2011

2011 Man Booker shortlist

Back in July, we told you about the books that had made it on to the Man Booker longlist for 2011. The list has been whittled down even further and the shortlist of six titles has now been announced! They are:-

Julian Barnes The sense of an ending (Jonathan Cape - Random House)
Carol Birch Jamrach's menagerie (Canongate Books)
Patrick deWitt The Sisters brothers (Granta)
Esi Edugyan Half blood blues (Serpent's Tail)
Stephen Kelman Pigeon English (Bloomsbury)
A. D. Miller Snowdrops (Atlantic)

The winner will be announced on Tuesday 18th October! Find out more on the Man Booker website: http://www.themanbookerprize.com. Have you any favourites from the shortlist? Or any others you think should have got through but didn't? Let us know!


  1. We have now ordered the books on the shortlist. They should start to appear in Townhill Library over the next few weeks.

  2. That's great! Look forward to having the opportunity to read some of them.