Tuesday, September 29, 2009

2009 Man Booker Prize shortlisted authors book signing
Hatchards, Piccadilly, London
Monday 5 October at 12.30pm

On the eve of the winner’s announcement, the shortlisted authors for the 2009 Man Booker Prize will attend a book signing at Hatchards, Piccadilly. A.S Byatt, Adam Foulds, Hilary Mantel, Simon Mawer and Sarah Waters will all sign their shortlisted books from 12.30pm.

Later that day, the shortlisted authors will give readings from their books and answer questions at an event held at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall.

The most important literary award in the English language, the Man Booker Prize celebrates the finest in new fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year.

The winner for the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction will be announced on Tuesday 6 October.

For up to the minute information about the Man Booker Prize go to http://www.themanbookerprize.com/ or follow the Prize on Twitter at twitter.com/ManBookerPrize

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