The winner of this year’s Booker Prize is to be named today, with the six contenders led by Margaret Atwood for her follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale.
Atwood’s The Testaments is the bookmakers’ favourite to scoop the prestigious literary award.
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Also nominated were, Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Sir Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak.
The winner will receive £50,000 at a ceremony at London’s Guildhall.
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