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Man Booker Prize Shortlist Features George Saunders, Mohsin Hamid And Ali Smith

The 2017 nominees for the U.K.'s top literary prize include a hefty dose of marquee authors, such as Paul Auster. But the list also features a pair of debuts, from Emily Fridlund and Fiona Mozley.
The 2017 Man Booker nominees are Paul Auster's 4 3 2 1, Fiona Mozley's Elmet, Ali Smith's Autumn, Emily Fridlund's History of Wolves, George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo, and Mohsin Hamid's Exit West. Source: Henry Holt and Company; Hodder & Stoughton; Hamish Hamilton; Penguin Random House; Random House; Atlantic Monthly Press

The Man Booker Prize rolled out its 2017 shortlist on Wednesday, delivering a list of six nominees showcasing a hefty dose of literary heavyweights and a pair of newcomers. Of the six novels on the list, just one will go on

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