2015 Man Booker Long List Out Today


The 13-book longlist for the £50,000 (about $78,054) Man Booker Prize, announced today, consists of:

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg (U.S.)
The Green Road by Anne Enright (Ireland)
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James (Jamaica)
The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami (U.S.)
Satin Island by Tom McCarthy (U.K.)
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria),
The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan (U.K.)
Lila by Marilynne Robinson (U.S.)
Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy (India)
The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota (U.K.)
The Chimes by Anna Smaill (New Zealand)
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler (U.S.)
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (U.S.)

The Man Booker Prize shortlist will be unveiled September 15 and the winner will be announced on October 13.


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