2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Announced

On July 23rd, the Man Booker Prize announced its 2018 longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen.’ These thirteen titles, chosen from 171 submissions—the highest number of submissions in the history of the award—will be whittled down to a shortlist of six, to be announced on September 20th, the winner on October 16. Below, the longlist, ordered by country of origin, linked to their Booklist reviews when available.



 Warlight, by Michael Ondaatje

Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan




From a Low and Quiet Sea, by Donal Ryan

Normal People, by Sally Rooney




Everything Under, by Daisy Johnson

In Our Mad and Furious City, by Guy Gunaratne

The Long Take, by Robin Robertson

Milkman, by Anna Burns

 Snap, by Belinda Bauer

The Water Cure, by Sophie Mackintosh



USAThe Overstory

 The Mars Room, by Rachel Kushner

 The Overstory, by Richard Powers

 Sabrina, by Nick Drnaso



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Rebecca Gonner is a recent graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in English Literature. When she's not at work, you'll likely find her watching anime, playing her ukulele, or reading.

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