2014 Man Booker Prize Longlist

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, and published it the UK. It promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

All thirteen books longlisted for this year's award are listed below. Vote for your favorite(s).

Please do not add other books to the list. Thank you.

Man Booker Prize Eligible Books by Year
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Man Booker Longlist by Year:
2007, 2008, 2009
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
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message 1: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Thanks for putting this up Lazarus
:O)


message 2: by Pixelina (new)

Pixelina At first glance, I am slightly under-whelmed.


message 3: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Jeanette (jema) wrote: "At first glance, I am slightly under-whelmed."

Yep! And the leader is... the one that hasn't even been published yet.
:O)


message 4: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Don wrote: "☯Bettie☯ wrote: "Thanks for putting this up Lazarus
:O)"

Thanks for drawing this to my attention Bettie. I wish I had read some of them."


I don't think you are missing much this year


B the BookAddict Hey, thanks for the invite, Bettie. I always find the Man Booker books a bit hit-or-miss for me. I've marked Siri Hustvedt as a want-to-read from this year's list. About to trawl thru Man Booker lists.


message 6: by Lazarus (new)

Lazarus P Badpenny Esq ☯Bettie☯ wrote: "Thanks for putting this up Lazarus
:O)"


You're welcome; somebody usually gets around to it but I just happened to be at a loose end this morning. Admittedly, I usually find the [Man] Booker a little underwhelming

Interestingly, some of the media coverage has commented that even with a wider field this year the selection seems somewhat narrower.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014...


message 7: by Booklovinglady (last edited Jul 24, 2014 10:01AM) (new)

Booklovinglady Thanks Bettie :-) Two books here that I'll add to my wish list.


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