The Booker Prize is down to six shortlisted titles, and the winner will be named October 12. In the meantime, US rights to Howard Jacobson’s book have been picked up Bloomsbury USA, which will publish on September 23. Until then, the UK “export edition” ebook is available here from Amazon only.:
Peter Carey, Parrot and Olivier in America (Faber and Faber)
Emma Donoghue, Room (Picador)
Damon Galgut, In a Strange Room (Atlantic Books)
Howard Jacobson, The Finkler Question (Bloomsbury)
Andrea Levy, The Long Song (Headline Review)
Tom McCarthy, C (Jonathan Cape)
In other awards, China MiÃ©ville’s The City & The City and Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl tied for the Hugo Award for best novel.
Complete list of winners
The inaugural Penguin Prizes for African Writing went to Pius Adesanmi’s You’re Not a Country, Africa! for nonfiction, and Ellen Banda-Aaku’s Patchwork for fiction.