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Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries Short-listed for the 2013 Man Booker Prize

September 10, 2013

Eleanor Catton's (MFA, 2010) second novel, The Luminaries, was one of six books named to the shortlist for the 2013 Man Booker Prize.

The Luminaries was published for the international market in August, by Granta Books, and the book will be released in the United States in October by Litle, Brown and Company.

The Man Booker prize "aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, or the Republic of Ireland." The winner of the prize will be announced on October 15.


For more information:
The Man Booker Prize
Eleanor Catton interview, The Guardian
The Luminaries, reviewed, The Guardian