Each year, the Booker Prize brings together the six authors whose books have been shortlisted in that year.
After a break on in person events necessitated by the pandemic, the 2021 Booker Prize authors gathered in Coventry and London for evenings of discussion, readings and meeting readers.
See pictures, reactions and more from the events below.
The book is really a study of different kinds of yearning – it’s a novel about living with absence
Readers imaginations have to fill in the gaps on the map
If i could eat the internet in some way and then burst, I would do that for everyone in this room
I fell in love with Tiger Bay, it felt like a historic version of Britain that I could see myself in
I drew a lot of inspiration from the world’s most famous child, who once declared her autism her superpower
Her circular flight is an attempt to seek a kind of horizon