Will Howard Jacobson make it two for two? Will Ali Smith finally triumph on the third attempt? There's surprises and excitement aplenty as this year's shortlist for the Man Booker Prize is announced.
Ali Smith and Howard Jacobson are the only two previous nominees to make it through to this year's Man Booker Shortlist which leans more toward the UK and Commonwealth than some may have thought it would. See this year's Man Booker Shortlist...