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Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

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Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize, For any author from any part of the world, The Man Booker Prize nomination is a moment of immense pride. This is a legendary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language and published in the UK. This year’s announcement is extra special because it has not one but two of our authors nominated in the 2017 long list of The Man Booker Prize!

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize, Kamila Shamsie seventh novel Home Fire and Mohsin Hamid fourth novel Exit West are currently nominated, with Mohsin Hamid having previously been short listed for his novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist in 2007. Are the lucky people from Pakistan? Having their novels chosen as the top 13 nominated, both Shamsie and Hamid will be competing against the likes of Arundhati Roy and Zadie Smith for Swing Time to name a few.

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

“Congratulations to all the authors who have been longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. The long list identifies the hard work and creativity of thought of these brilliant writers, and inclusion is an important achievement.”

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize, The 13 books which were announced were in fact chosen from 144 novels which had been submitted by the editors. Let’s wait and see whether Kamila Shamsie or Mohsin Hamid is the lucky two who will be named in the six finalists list on September 13th.

Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And Kamila Shamsie Long Listed For Man Booker Prize