Man Booker 2013 logo blank space for croppingBack in July, we shared the 13 books that made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize 2013. This morning, the suspense thickened as that list was whittled down to a shortlist of only six:

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (U.S. release: October 15)
Harvest by Jim Crace
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri (U.S. release: September 24)
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

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We don't envy the judges tasked with selecting a winner out of this crop of stellar books! The winner will be announced on October 15. Which book are you rooting for?

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