The Man Booker Prize and RNIB
The Man Booker Prize
RNIB are delighted to work alongside the Man Booker Prize every year to produce all of the shortlisted novels in accessible formats before the announcement of the winner.
The shortlist for 2016 is
Paul Beatty - The Sellout
Deborah Levy - Hot Milk
Graeme Macrae Burnet - His Bloody Project
Ottessa Moshfegh - Eileen
David Szalay - All That Man Is
Madeleine Thien - Do Not Say We Have Nothing
... and fingers crossed they'll all be on the show soon!
Winner 2015 - Marlon James
The rest of the 2015 shortlist,Tom McCarthy, Anne Tyler, Sunjeev Sahota, Hanya Yanagihara and Chigozie Obioma are featured in a special edition of Read On.
The Man Booker Prize have a clause requiring publishers to provide an electronic file of each long listed book to RNIB. This allowed production of short listed books to begin as soon as they are announced. The short listed books are available in Braille, giant print and as professionally narrated Talking Books.
Most authors from previous shortlists have joined us on RNIB's Connect Radio.
Winner 2014 - Richard Flanagan
Karen Joy Fowler
Winner 2013 - Eleanor Catton
Winner 2012 - Hilary Mantel
Tan Twan Eng