2020 Booker Prize Shortlist

By Goldstone Books

By Goldstone Books

Burnt Sugar: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2020

Avni Doshi

£14.99 £13.94

This is a love story and it is a story about betrayal. But not between lovers - between mother and daughter. Sharp as a blade and laced with caustic wit, Avni Doshi tests the limits of what we can know for certain about those we are closest to, and by extension, about ourselves.

The Shadow King: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020

Maaza Mengiste

£9.99 £9.29

The Shadow King casts light on the women soldiers written out of African and European history. It is a captivating exploration of female power, and what it means to be a woman at war.

Shuggie Bain: Winner of the Booker Prize 2020

Douglas Stuart

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Laying bare the ruthlessness of poverty, the limits of love, and the hollowness of pride, Shuggie Bain is a blistering and heartbreaking debut, and an exploration of the unsinkable love that only children can have for their damaged parents.

This Mournable Body: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020

Tsitsi Dangarembga

£8.99 £8.36

In this tense and psychologically charged novel, Tsitsi Dangarembga channels the hope and potential of one young girl and a fledgling nation to lead us on a journey to discover where lives go after hope has departed.

The New Wilderness: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020

Diane Cook

£16.98 £15.79

At once a blazing lament of our contempt for nature and a deeply humane portrayal of motherhood, and what it means to be human, The New Wilderness is an extraordinary, compelling novel for our times.

Real Life

Brandon Taylor

£9.99 £9.29

Deftly zooming in and out of focus, Real Life is a deeply affecting story about the emotional cost of reckoning with desire, and overcoming pain.