- Daisy Johnson has become the youngest ever author shortlisted for the prize.
- The Guardian argues that after a broader reach among the longlist, the shortlist for the prize is once again narrowing its sights.
- The Independent agrees, saying that the shortlist feels underwhelming because the longlist was so daring.
- BBC4 is to broadcast a 60-minute documentary looking back at the highs and lows of 50 years of the Booker Prize.
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