The longlist of books in contention for this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award - Australia's most prestigious literary award - has been announced.
Lovesong by Alex Miller
The Bath Fugues by Brian Castro
Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey.
Sons of the Rumour by David Foster
The Book of Emmett by Deborah Forster.
Siddon Rock by Glenda Guest
Boy on a Wire by Jon Doust
Figurehead by Patrick Allington.
Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
Truth by Peter Temple
Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett.
The People's Train by Thomas Keneally
The shortlist will be announced in April and the winner anounced on June 22.
How many of the longlist have you read?