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The Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist

J M Coetzee -The Schooldays of JesusIt’s wonderful to see an unpredictable array of longlisted Booker Prize nominees this year, including one we can claim as our own – author of The Schooldays of Jesus, South African-born J.M. Coetzee is now an Australian citizen.

Stand by for the shortlist announcement on September 13 and the winner of the 50,000 pound prize will be announced on October 25. Click through to find out more on each title.

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

The Schooldays of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee

Serious Sweet by A. L. Kennedy

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

The North Water by Ian Mcguire

Hystopia by David Means

The Many by Wyl Menmuir

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

All That Man Is by David Szalay

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeline Thein

 

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