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Talk London Literature Festival: 2017 Man Booker Prize Readings

Key facts

Genre: Talk with live subtitling


Meet the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist.

The Man Booker Prize is a byword for the finest literary fiction, with its canon containing some of the greatest writers since 1969. On the eve of the 2017 prize, join this year’s shortlisted authors for an evening of readings, conversation and find out more about their novels.

The host for the event, who introduces and interviews each of the shortlisted authors, is to be announced shortly.

The shortlist is announced on Wednesday 13 September. The winner is announced on Tuesday 17 October.

The 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is chaired by Baroness Lola Young OBE and the judges are Lila Azam Zanganeh, Sarah Hall, Tom Phillips CBE RA, and Colin Thubron CBE.


Booking information
This event will have live subtitles and British Sign Language interpretation. To join the Southbank Centre's free Access List email accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk or call their Ticket Office on 020 7960 4200. Tickets range from £15-£35. Booking fee: £2.50 (Members: £0.00). Concessions: 50% off (limited availability). The best seats for viewing the live subtitles are usually halfway back in the centre of the auditorium.


Event details

Mon 16 Oct 2017, 7:30pm

Live subtitling and captioning

Venue details

Royal Festival Hall (Man Booker)
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road

Phone: 020 7960 4200 (Ticket Office)

Email: accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk

Website: Royal Festival Hall (Man Booker)

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