Delight of Man Booker shortlistees

Delight of Man Booker shortlistees

Diana Broccardo, sales and marketing director for both Profile and Serpent's Tail, has spoken of the publisher's "delight" at seeing Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves on the Man Booker shortlist.

Meanwhile shortlisted authors including Ali Smith [pictured] and Neel Mukherjee have also spoken of their reaction to the news.

Five authors on the six-strong shortlist, announced this morning, are published by Penguin Random House. Broccado said she was "sad to see we are the only independent publisher on the shortlist", noting: "There are fewer independents around ...

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