Man Booker Prize Longlist

Man Booker Prizelogo.pngLast week the 2014 Longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced.

Previously for novels written in English and published in the UK, the Man Booker Prize now admits nominations from all over the world.

The six judges, headed by AC Grayling, have chosen this years Longlisted novels which includes six novels by British authors, four by Americans, two by Irish authors and one by our own Richard Flanagan.

The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan

 

History of the Rain – Niall Williams

 

How to be Both – Ali Smith

 

J – Howard Jacobson

 

Orfeo – Richard Powers

 

The Blazing World – Siri Hustvedt

 

The Bone Clocks – David Mitchell

 

The Dog – Joseph O’Neill

 

The Lives of Others – Neel Mukherjee

The Wake – Paul Kingsworth

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour – Joshua Ferris

 

Us – David Nicholls

 

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler

 

The shortlist will be announced on 9th September 2014 and the winner on 14 October 2014.

Has anyone read any of these longlisted books? What do you think of the judge’s choice?

 

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