Booker Prize Longlist
The longlist for the Man Booker Prize 2013 has been announced
This year’s longlist is notably diverse, including work from Zimbabwe, New Zealand, Canada and Malaysia and from writers at the start of their careers (Eleanor Catton, aged 28) to those who have been at the writing game for many years (Jim Crace, aged 67).
***Five Star Billionaire* **by Tash Aw
We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Marrying of Chani Kaufman by Eve Harris
The Kills by Richard House
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Unexploded by Alison MacLeod
Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson
The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín
The shortlist will be announced on 10 September 2013 and the winner will be announced on 15 October 2013.