Gordon Burn prize shortlist announced: jazz icons, true crime and a rogue psychotherapist

Preti Taneja, David Whitehouse, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Margo Jefferson and Lea Ypi are shortlisted for the prize rewarding ‘bold and innovative’ books

Books by David Whitehouse, Preti Taneja and Graeme Macrae Burnet are on the shortlist for this year’s Gordon Burn prize.

The award is for the year’s “boldest and most innovative” books, and is open to fiction and nonfiction.

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