US author Paul Beatty poses for a photograph at a photocall in London on October 24, 2016, ahead of tomorrow's announcement of the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Paul Beatty's "The Sellout" is one of the six shortlisted books for this year's prize. / AFP / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS        (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)