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Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK. The longlist showcases a diverse spectrum — not only of voices and literary styles but of protagonists too, in their culture, age and gender.

  • Ministry of Utmost Happiness
  • Autumn
  • The Underground Railroad
  • History of Wolves
  • Lincoln in the Bardo
  • reservoir 13
  • Exit West
  • Solar Bones
  • 4 3 2 1
  • Days Without End
  • Swing Time
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The Sunday Times bestseller - 'Funny, touching and unpredictable'

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

 EleanoOliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend.Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything.One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world that everyone else seems to take for granted - while searching for the courage to face the dark corners she's avoided all her life.Change can be good. Change can be bad. But surely any change is better than fine?

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Author: Cornwall, Gaia
Author: Cornwall, Gaia
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Author: Donaldson, Julia
Author: Monks, Lydia
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Author: Lewman, Dave
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Author: McNaughtan, Hugh
Author: Harper, Damian
Author: Christiani, Kerry, Mallorca
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The Literature Centre The Literature Centre

The Literature Centre, located on Level 3 of the Mitchell Library, houses Glasgow Libraries’ largest classic, cult and contemporary literary fiction section, which is available to borrow.

 

Spotlight: Gay UK
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Author: Forster, E. M., Edward Morgan, 1879-1970
Author: Furbank, Philip Nicholas
Author: Leavitt, David, 1961-
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Author: Forster, E. M., Edward Morgan, 1879-1970
Author: Furbank, Philip Nicholas
Author: Leavitt, David, 1961-
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Author: Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986
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