Congratulations to Our 2018 Man Booker Prize Longlisters
The Man Booker Prize is one of the most influential annual international literary fiction honors, open to writers of any nationality, writing in English. Congratulations to these six books published by Penguin Random House for making the longlist!
The longlist includes 13 total titles published in the UK and Ireland between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018.
Learn more about our six books in the running:
"Enthralling" --Boston Globe "Extraordinary" --Seattle Times "A rip-roaring tale" --Washington Post
FINALIST FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE and THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE
From the author of the award-winning international best seller Half-Blood Blues comes a dazzling adventure story, about a boy who rises from the... Read more >
"A gripping, sinister fable!"--Margaret Atwood, via Twitter
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE l The Handmaid's Tale meets The Virgin Suicides in this dystopic feminist revenge fantasy about three sisters on an isolated island, raised to fear men
King has tenderly staked out a territory for his wife and three... Read more >
NATIONAL BEST SELLER
From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their... Read more >
**Shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize**
From the award-winning British author—a poet's noir narrative that tells the story of a D-Day veteran in postwar America: a good man, brutalized by war, haunted by violence and apparently doomed to return to it, yet resolved to find kindness again, in the world and in... Read more >
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE
A wondrous and wise coming-of-age love story from the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends
At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud and intensely... Read more >
A new moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan.
For Farouk, family is all. He has protected his wife and daughter as best he can from the war and hatred that has torn Syria apart. If they stay, they will lose their... Read more >