The shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize has been announced. The nominees are:
4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster (US) (Faber & Faber).
History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (US) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson).
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan-UK) (Hamish Hamilton).
Elmet by Fiona Mozley (UK) (JM Originals).
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (US) (Bloomsbury Publishing).
Autumn by Ali Smith (UK) (Hamish Hamilton).