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Atwood is fighting back with The NS-Propaganda, their highly anticipated follow-up to The story of the servant, while Sir Salman makes The Cut with Quixote.
Both Atwood and Rushdie won the coveted award in the years 2000 and 1981 respectively.
Atwood is also in The Shortlist with The story of the servant in 1986.
" The testimonies that will be published 15 years after the end of the Novel , is officially next week.
The winners, whittled down from 151 entries and a longlist of 13, is announced, on 14. October.
The 2019 shortlist was announced on Tuesday at a press conference at The British Library in London.
"Like all great literature, these books are full of life, with a deep and solemn humanity," said Peter Florence , Chairman of this year's judges.
Belfast-born writer, Anna Burns , with her coming-of-age story of milkman.in This year's short list Margaret Atwood - The wills
15 years after the enigmatic final scene of The story of the servant, Atwood's long-awaited follow-up, is told by three female figures.
The original was in a totalitarian state called Gilead, where women are subjugated and enslaved by an oppressive Patriarchal society.
The last will and Testament is released, shortly After Midnight , on 10. September. Later That Day , Atwood talk about the book to a National Theatre event, which will be shown in the cinemas around the globe.Lucy Ellmann - Ducks , Newburyport
in Illinois in 1956, and today, Born in Edinburgh, Ellmann is the only U.S. author on this year's shortlist.
her Novel , runs to a whopping 998 pages, is a stream-of-consciousness monologue, the largely from a continuous set.
The language issue is an Ohio housewife, the thoughts about your past, your family, and your country, while latticing cherry pies.
Ellmann inclusion in The Shortlist comes five years after the controversial decision for US authors suitable.
If the duck, Newburyport also goes on to win, it is the longest winning Novel since the 2013 winner of The luminaires.
bookmakers Ladbrokes, it has made the 2/1 favourite for victory in this year the price.Bernardine Evaristo - Girl , woman, Other
Evaristo has said, she wants to "discover The Hidden narratives of the African diaspora" and "undermine expectations and assumptions".Chigozie Obioma - An orchestra of minorities
An orchestra of minorities, the story of a young Nigerian chicken farmer tells, his love drives a woman him to an African migrant in Europe.Salman Rushdie - Quixote
Sir Salman is no stranger to the Booker Prize . He won the award in 1981 with Midnight's Children and from the selection list again in 1983, 1988 and 1995.
Midnight's children went on to be judged, the "Booker of Bookers" in 1993 and "Best of the Booker" in 2008.
last month Published, the Novel is Rushdie's 12th - "pushes the boundaries of fiction and satire," said the jury, chaired by Florence.
Born in India in the year 1947 and is now based in New York , Rushdie is best known for his 1988 Novel " The satanic verses, which sparked widespread protests by Muslims and a fatwa by the Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini.Elif Shafak - 10 Minutes 38 seconds in This Strange World
British-Turkish writer Shafak was born in France in 1971, and published 17 books, 11 of which are novels.
organizers have insisted that the Booker Prize is free of nepotism and Patronage, after there were concerns about Calder's assessment role.', A broad and ambitious line-up'
After years of mounting criticism that the Booker Prize had trusted to, and dominated the American novelists, this selection is a welcome riposte.
There is only one American, Lucy Ellmann , who moved to England as a teenager and now lives in Scotland. Nevertheless, it is worth noting that A Number of The Books deal this year with The State of America.
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