October 13th, 2015
Episode 658 of 1705 episodes
The Man Booker Prize is for the second year open to all authors writing in English, regardless of nationality. Ahead of the announcement, arts correspondent Rebecca Jones interviewed all six writers on the shortlist. US authors Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara, Jamaican Marlon James, Nigerian Chigozie Obioma, and Brits Sunjeev Sahota and Tom McCarthy describe their books and literary motivations.