Man Booker Dozen Announced – Carey and Tsiolkas on list
The judges for the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction announced the longlist for the prize, the leading literary award in the English speaking world. A total of 138 books, 14 of which were called in by the judges, were considered for the 'Man Booker Dozen' longlist of 13 books. The longlist includes:
Peter Carey – Parrot and Olivier in America;
Emma Donoghue – Room;
Helen Dunmore – The Betrayal; Damon Galgut – In a Strange Room; Howard Jacobson – The Finkler Question; Andrea Levy – The Long Song; Tom McCarthy – C; David Mitchell – The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet; Lisa Moore – February
Paul Murray – Skippy Dies; Rose Tremain – Trespass;
Christos Tsiolkas – The Slap; Alan Warner – The Stars in the Bright Sky.
The 2010 shortlist will be announced on Tuesday 7 September and the winner will be revealed on Tuesday 12 October. They will receive