Hey peeps, the Booker Prize long list is finally out! I'm not sure though if you guys follow the Booker Prize but I sure do. Here's the list. What's your bet????
Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending (Jonathan Cape - Random House) Sebastian Barry On Canaan's Side (Faber) Carol Birch Jamrach's Menagerie (Canongate Books) Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers (Granta) Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues (Serpent's Tail) 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 (Atlantic) 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)
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Hi lizzie, i follow this sometimes, except that it hasnt been as good for me since The Life of Pi. Re the shortlist, Sense of an Ending, Pigeon English, and Half Blood Blues seem interesting. Snow Drops reminds me too much of Child 44, have you heard of it? Too bad On Canaan's Side wasnt included.