2021 Booker Prize

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Damon Galgut, winner of the 2021 Booker Prize

The 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction was announced on 3 November 2021, during a ceremony at the BBC Radio Theatre. [1] The longlist was announced on 27 July 2021. [2] [3] The shortlist was announced on 14 September 2021. [4] The Prize was awarded to Damon Galgut for his novel, The Promise, receiving £50,000. He is the third South African to win the prize, after J. M. Coetzee and Nadine Gordimer. [5]

Judging panel

Nominees

  indicates the winner

Shortlist

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Damon Galgut The Promise Novel South Africa Jonathan Cape
Anuk Arudpragasam A Passage North Novel Sri Lanka Granta Books
Patricia Lockwood No One Is Talking About This Novel United States Bloomsbury Publishing/Bloomsbury Circus
Nadifa Mohamed The Fortune Men Novel Somalia / United Kingdom Viking / Penguin General / PRH
Richard Powers Bewilderment Novel United States Hutchinson Heinemann
Maggie Shipstead Great Circle Novel United States Doubleday/ Transworld Publishers

Longlist

Author Title Genre(s) Country Publisher
Anuk Arudpragasam A Passage North Novel Sri Lanka Granta Books
Rachel Cusk Second Place Novel UK/Canada Faber & Faber
Damon Galgut The Promise Novel South Africa Jonathan Cape
Nathan Harris The Sweetness of Water Novel United States Tinder Press
Kazuo Ishiguro Klara and the Sun Novel United Kingdom Faber & Faber
Karen Jennings An Island Novel South Africa Holland House Books
Mary Lawson A Town Called Solace Novel Canada Chatto & Windus / Vintage / PRH
Patricia Lockwood No One Is Talking About This Novel United States Bloomsbury Publishing/Bloomsbury Circus
Nadifa Mohamed The Fortune Men Novel Somalia / United Kingdom Viking / Penguin General / PRH
Richard Powers Bewilderment Novel United States Hutchinson Heinemann
Sunjeev Sahota China Room Novel United Kingdom Harvill Secker / Vintage / PRH
Maggie Shipstead Great Circle Novel United States Doubleday/ Transworld Publishers
Francis Spufford Light Perpetual Novel United Kingdom Faber & Faber

See also

References

  1. ^ "The final six novels". Booker Prize. Retrieved 23 September 2021.
  2. ^ Flood, Alison (27 June 2021). "Booker prize reveals globe-spanning longlist of 'engrossing stories'". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  3. ^ Doyle, Martin. "Booker Prize 2021 longlist: two debutants and former winner Ishiguro but no Irish". The Irish Time. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  4. ^ Flood, Alison (14 September 2021). "Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  5. ^ Flood, Alison (3 November 2021). "Damon Galgut wins Booker prize with 'spectacular' novel The Promise". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 November 2021.