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Man Booker Dozen Announced – Carey and Tsiolkas on list

By July 28, 2010No Comments

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