Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 Longlist

July 26, 2011

This year, the 13 books of the “Man Booker Dozen” are:

Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending

(JonathanCape – Random House)

Sebastian Barry On Canaan’s Side


Carol Birch

Jamrach’s Menagerie

(Canongate Books)

Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers (Granta)

Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues

(Serpent’s Tail – Profile)

Yvvette Edwards

A Cupboard Full of Coats (Oneworld)

Alan Hollinghurst

The Stranger’s Child

(Picador – Pan Macmillan)Stephen Kelman Pigeon English (Bloomsbury)


Patrick McGuinness The Last Hundred Days

(Seren Books)




A.D. Miller Snowdrops


Alison Pick Far to Go

(Headline Review)








                                                                     Jane Rogers The Testament of Jessie Lamb

                                                                                                                    (Sandstone Press)

D.J. Taylor Derby Day

(Chatto & Windus – Random House)





You can learn more about the authors, titles, and judges here.

The shortlist will be narrowed down to six on September 6th. The winner will be announced on October 18th.

~ Olivia M.


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