This morning the judges announced the 2014 Man Booker shorlist:
–To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris
–The Narrow Road to the Deep North, by Richard Flanagan
–We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler
–J, by Howard Jacobson
–The Lives of Others, by Neel Mukherjee
–How To Be Both, by Ali Smith
Over at the forum, members and judges are not aligned. Of our final rankings before the longlist came out (here), 5 of the bottom 6 made it to this shortlist :-) .