Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Man Booker Longlist for 2009 announced

The Man Booker Prize longlist has been announced. Some very well known authors have been nominated, as well as a few dark horses. Here is the list:

The Children's Book - A.S. Byatt
Summertime - J.M. Coetzee
The Quickening Maze - Adam Foulds
How to Paint a Dead Man - Sarah Hall
The Wilderness - Samantha Harvey
Me Cheeta : the autobiography - James Lever
Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel
The Glass Room - Simon Mawer
Not Untrue and Not Unkind - Ed O'Loughlin
Heliopolis - James Scudamore
Brooklyn : a novel - Colm Toibin
Love and Summer - William Trevor
The Little Stranger - Sarah Waters

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The shortlist will be announced on Tuesday 8 September with the winner to be revealed on Tuesday 6 October. Click here to receive email updates from the Man Booker website.

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