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Man Booker Prize 2009 Shortlist


The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize has been announced.

Click on the titles below to compare what the critics made of the contenders.

A S Byatt The Children’s Book (Chatto)

J M Coetzee Summertime (Harvill Secker)

Adam Foulds The Quickening Maze (Jonathan Cape)

Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall (Fourth Estate)

Simon Mawer The Glass Room (Little, Brown)

Sarah Waters The Little Stranger (Virago)

The winner will be announced on 6 October.

Click here to read the aggregated reviews for the books that didn’t make the cut, including Love and Summer by William Trevor and Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.

Read digested reviews for more than 3,000 recently published fiction and non-fiction titles only at

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