2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Earlier today, the judges of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction revealed their longlist. The winners will be announced, and their authors honored, at a ceremony in London on October 17. Visit the Man Booker website for exclusive interviews, articles, and other news about the shortlist authors.

Following are the nominated titles, listed by country of origin, linked to their Booklist reviews when possible:

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

India

 The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Days without EndIreland

 Days Without End, by Sebastian Barry

Solar Bones, by Mike McCormack

Exit West

Pakistan-U.K.

 Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid

 Home Fire, by Kamila Shamsie

 

 

 

 

 

 

AutumnU.K.

Autumn, by Ali Smith

Elmet, by Fiona Mozley

Reservoir 13, by Jon McGregor

 Swing Time, by Zadie Smith

4321U.S.

 4 3 2 1, by Paul Auster

 History of Wolves, by Emily Fridlund

 Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

 The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

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