The Man Booker Prize Longlist for 2016 has just been announced. This year the Judging panel Chaired by Dr. Amanda Foreman will consist of Abdulrazak Gurnah, David Harsnet, Jon Day & Olivia Williams.
The books in this years list are:
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thein – I am currently reading this
All That Man Is by David Szalay
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
The Many by Wyl Menmuir
Hystopia by David Means
The North Water by Ian McGuire
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
Serious Sweet by A.L.Kennedy
The Schooldays of Jesus by J.M.Coetzee
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
The Shortlist will be announced on the 13th September with the eventual winner being crowned on the 25th October.
This also means that the Man Booker Podcast will soon be making a very welcome return.
Which of these books have you either read or are excited to read?
Have you picked what you think the winner will be?