Ah, Vine. Don't you just love it? Of course, we're talking about the mobile video sharing service that turns the most mundane activities into mini movies. Beloved by the fashion industry for at least two seasons now, it now seems that the literary world has also fallen under its spell.
The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize (our very favorite of literary awards) has just been announced via the app. Click below to see the mini drama play out and work out how quickly you can order and read all the titles, and then broadcast to your friends that you've read them all. (Buzzfeed)
Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries
Jim Crace, Harvest
Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland
Noviolet Bulawayo, We Need New Names
Colm Toibin, The Testament Of Mary
Ruth Ozeki, A Tale For The Time Being