Man Booker Prize 2015, we have a winner

And the Man Booker prize 2015 goes to:

Marlon James for A Brief History of Seven Killings.

Marlon James, the Jamaican Man Booker Prize winner, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland. 27th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)
Marlon James, the Jamaican Man Booker Prize winner, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland. 27th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)

Writer Pictures’ collection of Marlon James portraits.

And, for the record, we also have nice shots of four of the runners-up.

Anne Tyler, shortlisted for A Spool of Blue Thread.

Anne Tyler, American Pulitzer Prize winning author and writer at The Oxford Literary Festival at Christchurch College Oxford. Her new novel The Beginner's Goodbye is published in April 2012. Taken 1st April 2012 Credit Geraint Lewis/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Geraint Lewis/Writer Pictures)
Anne Tyler, American Pulitzer Prize winning author and writer at The Oxford Literary Festival at Christchurch College Oxford. Her new novel The Beginner’s Goodbye is published in April 2012. Taken 1st April 2012 Credit Geraint Lewis/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Geraint Lewis/Writer Pictures)

Writer Pictures’ collection of Anne Tyler portraits.

Chigozi Obioma, shortlisted for The Fishermen.

Chigozie Obioma (Man Booker Prize Nominee), at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland. 26th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)
Chigozie Obioma (Man Booker Prize Nominee), at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland. 26th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)

Writer Pictures’ collection of Chigozie Obioma portraits.

Sunjeev Sahota, shortlisted for The Year of the Runaways.

Sunjeev Sahota, the British novelist, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland. 25th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)
Sunjeev Sahota, the British novelist, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland. 25th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)

Writer Pictures’ collection of Sunjeev Sahota portraits.

Tom McCarthy, shortlisted for Satin Island.

Tom McCarthy, the English novelist, writer, and Man Booker Prize Nominee, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh. 30th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)
Tom McCarthy, the English novelist, writer, and Man Booker Prize Nominee, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Edinburgh. 30th August 2015 Photograph by Gary Doak/Writer Pictures WORLD RIGHTS (Must Credit: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures)

Writer Pictures’ collection of Tom McCarthy portraits.

But sadly not Hanya Yanagihara, shortlisted for A Little Life.

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