Booker Prize 2019 longlistThursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 12:07pm
The longlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, which celebrates the best book of fiction written in English and published in the UK, has been announced.
Of particular note, Margaret Atwood is the only Canadian to make the 2019 list. She was nominated for The Testaments, a sequel to her iconic novel The Handmaid's Tale, which is due to be released September 10th, 2019.
The rest of the longlist includes:
- Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry
- My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
- Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann
- Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
- The Wall by John Lanchester
- The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy
- Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
- An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma
- Lanny by Max Porter
- Quichotte by Salman Rushdie
- 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak
- Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
The shortlist will be announced September 3rd, and the winner revealed October 14th.
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