It’s that time again:
Adventure Time Man Booker Prize time! According to the venerable organization’s press release:
The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today.
This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges: Amanda Foreman (Chair); Jon Day; Abdulrazak Gurnah; David Harsent and Olivia Williams. It was chosen from 155 submissions published in the UK between 1 October 2015 and 30 September 2016.
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality, writing originally in English and published in the UK.
To follow are the nominated titles, listed by country of origin, linked to their Booklist reviews when possible:
All That Man Is by David Szalay
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Serious Sweet by A.L. Kennedy
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
The North Water by Ian McGuire
The Many by Wyl Menmuir
Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Hystopia by David Means
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
South Africa / Australia
The Schooldays of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee