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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist is here! – Pleasantreads Blog

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The Much anticipated Man Booker Long list is finally out. There is ample diversity in the list of the authors nominated.  There are four writers from the UK, four from  US, two Irish, two UK-Pakistani and one Indian writer in the mix.
We as Indians need to rejoice doubly – Ms.Arundhati Roy’s name figures in the list for the second time 🙂 [ The First time was for the God of Small Things]
So, without further ado, scroll down to view the list of the authors and their books,  who made it to the list.
  1. 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster (Faber & Faber)
  2. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry (Faber & Faber)
  3. History of Wolvesby Emily Fridlund (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Orion Books)
  4. Exit Westby Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)
  5. Solar Bones by Mike McCormack  (Canongate)
  6. Reservoir 13by Jon McGregor (4th Estate, HarperCollins)
  7. Elmetby Fiona Mozley (JM Originals, John Murray)
  8. The Ministry of Utmost Happinessby Arundhati Roy (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)
  9. Lincoln in the Bardoby George Saunders (Bloomsbury)
  10. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie (Bloomsbury)
  11. Autumnby Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)
  12. Swing, Timeby  Zadie Smith (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)
  13. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Fleet, Little, Brown)
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