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The 2017 Man Booker Shortlist is Here!

The 2017 Man Booker shortlist has been announced:

Paul Auster, 4 3 2 1 

Listen to Paul Auster discuss James Baldwin, activism, and Donald Trump’s rise to power.

Emily Fridlund, History of Wolves

Read Emily Fridlund on 11 classics of the new gothic canon.

Mohsin Hamid, Exit West

Read Mohsin Hamid in conversation with Christopher Lydon on migration, progressive politics, and love in the modern world.

Fiona Mozley, Elmet

Meet Fiona Mozley, rising star of British fiction.

George Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo

Read George Saunders on death, Donald Trump, and the trick that made him a better writer.

Ali Smith, Autumn

Read a selection from Ali Smith’s novel, Autumn.

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