Lost Man Booker Prize
The shortlist of six titles for the Lost Man Booker Prize is announced today (Thursday 25 March 2010).
The Lost Man Booker is a one-off prize to honour the books which missed out on the opportunity to win the Booker Prize in 1970. The judges are ITN newsreader Katie Derham, poet and novelist Tobias Hill and journalist and critic Rachel Cooke.
The judges have chosen the shortlist but the winner of the Lost Man Booker Prize will be decided by the international reading public. Voting, via the Man Booker Prize website commences today, and closes on 23 April 2010. The overall winner will be announced on 19 May 201