Read On #89 - Man Booker Prize 2018

Oct 12, 11:55 AM

This week in Read On we are devoting the entire show to the 2018 Man Booker Prize.

Chair of judges Kwame Anthony Appiah will reveal this year’s shortlist and how it was arrived at.

Esi Edugyan introduces us to the phenomenal story of Washington Black.

Richard Powers waxes lyrical about trees.

And we hear from both the youngest author ever to have been shortlisted and the oldest living person to have received The Man Booker Prize for fiction.