Man Booker Prize - The Longlist

It's the time of year again. For anyone interested in the Man Booker Prize - the longlist has been announced for this year:


  • Bill Clegg (US) - Did You Ever Have a Family
  • Anne Enright (Ireland) - The Green Road
  • Marlon James (Jamaica) - A Brief History of Seven Killings
  • Laila Lalami (US) - The Moor's Account
  • Tom McCarthy (UK) - Satin Island
  • Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria) - The Fishermen
  • Andrew O'Hagan (UK) - The Illuminations
  • Marilynne Robinson (US) - Lila
  • Anuradha Roy (India) - Sleeping on Jupiter
  • Sunjeev Sahota (UK) - The Year of the Runaways
  • Anna Smaill (New Zealand) - The Chimes
  • Anne Tyler (US) - A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Hanya Yanagihara (US) - A Little Life



The next date to look out for is 15 September, when the shortlist will be picked.

The winner will be announced on 13 October.