They have just announced the shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
Marlon James: A Brief History of Seven Killings
Tom McCarthy: Satin Island
Chigozie Obioma: The Fishermen
Sunjeev Sahota: The Year of the Runaways
Anne Tyler: A Spool of Blue Thread
Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life
Two from the UK, two from the US, one from Jamaica and one from Nigeria. Two women.
I have not read any of them but may well do so. I would think that the Yanagihara is the favourite.