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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

In the News - The 2011 Man Booker Prize Longlist


The thirteen books forming the 2011 Booker longlist were announced today. Have you read any? Do you have a favorite?

Julian Barnes - The Sense of an Ending (Jonathan Cape - Random House)

Sebastian Barry - On Canaan's Side (Faber)

Carol Birch - Jamrach's Menagerie (Canongate Books)

Patrick deWitt - The Sisters Brothers (Granta)

Esi Edugyan - Half Blood Blues (Serpent's Tail - Profile)

Yvvette Edwards - A Cupboard Full of Coats (Oneworld)

Alan Hollinghurst - The Stranger's Child (Picador - Pan Macmillan)

Stephen Kelman - Pigeon English (Bloomsbury)

Patrick McGuinness - The Last Hundred Days (Seren Books)

A.D. Miller - Snowdrops (Atlantic)

Alison Pick - Far to Go (Headline Review)

Jane Rogers - The Testament of Jessie Lamb (Sandstone Press)

D.J. Taylor - Derby Day (Chatto & Windus - Random House)

I haven't read any of these books, but I certainly will. Do you have a favorite?

1 comment:

Kay said...

I just started Jamrach's Menagerie. So far it's a good story but the writing seems a bit precious to me.