Man Booker Prize Longlist

Manbooker official logoOut of 151 nominated titles, here are the 13 that have made it on to the 45th Man Booker Prize longlist this year.

The judges of this year’s prize are Robert Macfarlane, Martha Kearney, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Natalie Haynes and Stuart Kelly. The judges will announce the shortlist in September, with the winner of the £50,000 winner named on 15 October.


We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

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Unexploded by Alison Macleod, a sequel to The Wave Theory of Angels


A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

A Tale for the Time Being

Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson

Almost English

Five Star Billionnaire by Tash Aw

Five Star Billionaire

The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin

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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland

TransAtlantic by Colum McCann

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The Marrying of Chani Kaufman by Eve Harris

The Marrying of Chani Kaufman

The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan

The Spinning Heart

Harvest by Jim Crace – Crace claims this will be his last novel.


The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries

The Kills by Richard House

The Kills

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