Tuesday, 29 July 2008

The ‘Man Booker Dozen’ announced

The Longlist for the Booker Prize was announced today.

They are:

Adiga, Aravind The White Tiger. Atlantic

Arnold, Gaynor Girl in a Blue Dress. Tindal Street Press

Barry, Sebastian The Secret Scripture. Faber and Faber

Berger, John From A to X. Verso

de Kretser, Michelle The Lost Dog. Chatto & Windus

Ghosh, Amitav Sea of Poppies. John Murray

Grant, Linda The Clothes on Their Backs. Virago

Hanif, Mohammed A Case of Exploding Mangoes. Jonathan Cape

Hensher, Philip The Northern Clemency. Fourth Estate

O'Neill, Joseph Netherland. Fourth Estate

Rushdie, Salman The Enchantress of Florence. Jonathan Cape

Smith, Tom Rob Child 44. Simon & Schuster

Toltz, Steve A Fraction of the Whole. Hamish Hamilton

The shortlist will be announced on 9th Sep with the winner announced on the 14th October.

For more info click here.


Paul Burman said...

Is The View From Here going to run a book?! Any favourites here? Has anyone read any of these yet?

Mike French said...

Good idea Paul!

Haven't read any of them myself.

kathleenmaher said...

I haven't read any, either. Time to get busy.