Sunday, August 1, 2010

Man Booker Prize 2010

This annual literary prize is once again up for grabs; as of July 27th the long-listed 13 titles have been announced. Entrants for the Man Booker prize hail from a number of Commonwealth nations, including Canada, and hope to win the grand prize of over £50000! The short list will be published on September 7, and the winner announced on October 12.

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 (Vote Canadian!)

Paul Murray - Skippy Dies

Rose Tremain - Trespass

Christos Tsiolkas - The Slap

Alan Warner - The Stars in the Bright Sky

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