Man Book Longlist 2017

The Longlist of Man Booker Prize 2017 has been announced. You can also get last years winner Paul Beatty with his prize winning book The Sellout.

The prize, which launched in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom.To maintain the consistent excellence of The Man Booker Prize, judges are chosen from a wide range of disciplines, including critics, writers and academics, but also poets, politicians and actors, all with a passion for quality fiction.

The 2017 Man Booker Longlist

4 3 2 1 - Paul Auster

'Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times 'The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian 'The most badass first 100 pages of an American novel I've read.' New York Times A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout...

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Days Without End - Sebastian Barry

Winner of the 2016 Costa Book of the YearWinner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017Winner of the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2017Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, fight in the Indian Wars and the Civil War.

Having both fled terrible hardships,...

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History of Wolves : Longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize - Emily Fridlund

A richly mythic, colour-saturated tale of mothers and daughters from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Swimming Home Today I dropped my laptop on the concrete floor.It was tucked under my arm and slid out of its black rubber sheath, landing screen-side down.The digital page shattered. Apparently there's a man in the next flyblown town who mends...

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Exit West : Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 - Mohsin Hamid

The year is 1869. A brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands leads to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae.A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but it falls to the country's finest legal and psychiatric minds to uncover what drove him to commit such merciless acts of violence.Was...

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Solar Bones - Mike McCormack

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2016BGE IRISH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016Marcus Conway has come a long way to stand in the kitchen of his home and remember the rhythms and routines of his life.

Considering with his engineer's mind how things are constructed - bridges, banking systems, marriages - and how they may come apart.

Mike McCormack captures with tenderness...

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Reservoir 13 : Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 - Jon McGregor

'Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times 'The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian 'The most badass first 100 pages of an American novel I've read.' New York Times A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout...

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Elmet : LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 - Fiona Mozley

In Canada in 1990, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests.Her name is Ai-Ming. As her relationship with Marie deepens, Ai-Ming tells the story of her family in revolutionary China, from the crowded teahouses in the first days of Chairman Mao's...

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness : Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 - Arundhati Roy

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER and THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Magnificent - unlike anything I've read in years.

An absolutely dazzling, original, and ultimately profound novel...

A masterpiece. Very few writers can write with such intense and yet precise emotional intelligence.

Arundhati Roy is properly special. We should be grateful to have her among us.'...

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Lincoln in the Bardo : LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 - George Saunders

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017`It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday TimesThe extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son,...

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Home Fire : LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 - Kamila Shamsie

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017Isma is free.

After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred.

But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London - or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream: to prove himself to the dark...

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Autumn : Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 - Ali Smith

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be bothAutumn.

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819.How about Autumn 2016?

Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a...

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Swing Time : Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 - Zadie Smith

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017'Smith's finest.

Extraordinary, truly marvellous' Observer 'Superb' Financial Times 'Breathtaking' TLS 'Pitch-perfect' Daily Telegraph'A tale of two girls who meet in a West London dance class...

A page-turner that's also beautifully written ' Glamour'There is still no better chronicler of the modern British family than Zadie Smith' TelegraphSHORTLISTED...

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The Underground Railroad : Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017 - Colson Whitehead

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017WINNER OF THE ARTHUR C.

CLARKE AWARD 2017WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER 2016AMAZON.COM #1 BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Whitehead is on a roll: the reviews have been sublime' Guardian'Luminous, furious, wildly inventive' Observer'Hands down one of the best, if...

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