Man Booker Longlist

The Man Booker Longlist was just announced. I haven’t read many of these, but I’m really excited that both David Mitchell and Tom McCarthy are on here:

Peter Carey: Parrot and Oliver in America (Faber and Faber)

Emma Donoghue: Room (Pan MacMillan – Picador)

Helen Dunmore: The Betrayal (Penguin – Fig Tree)

Damon Galgut: In a Strange Room (Grove Atlantic – Atlantic Books)

Howard Jacobson: The Finkler Question (Bloomsbury)

Andrea Levy: The Long Song (Headline Publishing Group – Headline Review)

Tom McCarthy: C (Random House – Jonathan Cape)

David Mitchell: The Thousand Autumns of Zacob de Zoet (Hodder & Stoughton – Sceptre)

Lisa Moore: February (Random House – Chatto & Windus)

Paul Murray: Skippy Dies (Penguin – Hamish Hamilton)

Rose Tremain: Trespass (Random House – Chatto & Windus)

Christos Tsiolkas: The Slap (Grove Atlantic – Tuskar Rock)

Alan Warner: The Stars in the Bright Sky (Random House – Jonathan Cape)

Let the betting begin!

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