Two US writers, three Britons in Booker shortlist
September 10 , 2014
British writer Howard Jacobson, who won the Man Booker Prize in 2010, is again on the shortlist of the prestigious literary award this year.
Two other writers from the UK — Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith — are on the 2014 Booker shortlist that also includes Karen Joy Fowler (from United States), Joshua Ferris (US) and Richard Flanagan (Australia).
US writers have been included in the £50,000 prize for the first time this year. The winner will be announced on October 14.