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The 2022 shortlist in numbers

87

Age of author Alan Garner, shortlisted for his book Treacle Walker

116

Number of pages of Claire Keegan’s Small Things Like These, the shortest book nominated in the prize’s history 

3

The number of second novels on the shortlist - Glory, Small Things Like These and The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

169

The number of books read by the 2022 judges 

75

The approximate number of published works the shortlisted authors have written between them

5

The number of nationalities represented on the shortlist

2

The number of publishers appearing for the first time 

17

The date in October when the winner of the Booker Prize 2022 will be announced

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