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The 2016 Booker Prize for Fiction was awarded at a ceremony on 25 October 2016.[1] The Man Booker dozen of 13 books was announced on 27 July, narrowed down to a shortlist of six titles on 13 September.[2] Paul Beatty was awarded the 2016 Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout, receiving 50,000 pounds ($61,000), and becoming the first American author to be awarded the prize.[3]


Judging panelEdit

  • Amanda Foreman (Chair)
  • Jon Day
  • Abdulrazak Gurnah
  • David Harsent
  • Olivia Williams

Nominees (shortlist)Edit

Nominees (longlist)Edit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Man Booker Prize announces 2016 shortlist - The Man Booker Prizes".
  2. ^ "Man Booker Prize announces 2016 longlist - The Man Booker Prizes".
  3. ^ "Paul Beatty becomes first American author to win the Man Booker Prize". Retrieved 2016-10-28.