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Who will win the Man Booker Prize 2016?

24 October 2016

It’s the UK’s most important prize for fiction, and critics are calling it the best shortlist in years. Excitingly, almost all the authors are new. Six champions, including David Baddiel, Mariella Frostrup and Val McDermid, make the case for their favourites, courtesy of BBC Two’s Artsnight.

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

Sara Pascoe talks to debut novelist Ottessa Moshfegh about her warped thriller, Eileen.

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

Acclaimed pianist Steven Osborne talks to Madeleine Thien about her compelling novel.

All That Man Is by David Szalay

David Baddiel on the collection of short intertwined stories about the modern man.

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Mariella Frostrup considers Deborah Levy's latest novel Hot Milk.

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

Satire or reality? George the Poet explores the themes of The Sellout.

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

The 'queen of crime fiction' Val McDermid on the story of a 19th century triple homicide.

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