Esi Edugyan on Man Booker Shortlist
Victoria author Esi Edugyan is one of six authors selected for the Man Booker Prize Shortlist. Her novel Washington Black, examines the horrors of slavery through the eyes of an 11-year-old slave. This is the second time Edugyan has been a finalist for the award; her Scotiabank Giller Prize winning novel Half-Blood Blues was on the shortlist in 2011.
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
The Long Take by Robin Robertson
- Canadian release scheduled for January 2019
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
Milkman by Anna Burns
The Overstory by Richard Powers
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
The Man Booker winner will be announced at a gala on October 16, 2018.