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The Booker Prizes launch the Booker Prize Book Club

The Booker Prize 2023 shortlist has been announced and the Booker Prizes have launched a brand new online community for readers to discuss and find out more about the six books in contention for the world’s most influential prize for a single work of fiction, the Booker Prize Book Club.

Hosted as a Facebook group, the Book Club will be a space for readers all over the world to share their views and join discussions, to access Booker Prize exclusives, to help interview the shortlisted authors and to win a range of prizes, including tickets to the winner ceremony in November. Book Club members will also be able to access original content, including videos and reading guides, before it appears on other Booker channels, including their website.

Each week the Booker Prize Book Club will be focusing on a different book from the shortlist, and are offering Book Club members an opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the winner ceremony in London on 26 November (travel expenses and accommodation not included).

The Book Club will be a space for readers around the world to talk to one another about Booker books, where you drive the conversation!

Head over to the Booker Prize Book Club website to find out how you can join today!

The Booker Prize 2023

The shortlist of six books was announced on Thursday 21 September at an evening event at the newly re-opened National Portrait Gallery in London. The shortlisted authors each receive £2,500 and a specially bound edition of their book.

Find out all about the longlist here.

If you work in a library or workplace and would like to promote the prize, you can download a shortlist digital pack from our shop.

For more information, visit the Booker Prize website.

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