The Man Booker Prize shortlist has been announced, and includes The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Australian author Richard Flanagan. The shortlist consists of six titles:
To Rise Again At a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
J by Howard Jacobson
The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee
How to Be Both by Ali Smith
The winner of the Man Booker Prize will be announced on 14 October 2014.