Man Booker Prize Longlist, 2012

The Man Booker prize long list was announced on Tuesday, 26th July. The “Manbooker dozen” includes one previous winner of this award, Alan Hollinghurst, along with two authors who have been previously shortlisted for this award; Sebastian Barry and Julian Barnes. There are also four new authors, Stephen Kelman, A.D. Miller, Yvvette Edwards and Patrick McGuinness.

The Man Booker Prize Longlist, 2012:
Julian Barnes - The Sense of an Ending
Sebastian Barry - On Canaan's Side
Carol Birch - Jamrach's Menagerie
Patrick deWitt - The Sisters Brothers
Esi Edugyan - Half Blood Blues
Yvette Edwards - A Cupboard Full of Coats
Alan Hollinghurst - The Stranger's Child
Stephen Kelman - Pigeon English
Patrick McGuinness - The Last Hundred Days
A.D. Miller - Snowdrops
Alison Pick - Far to Go
Jane Rogers - The Testament of Jessie Lamb
D.J. Taylor - Derby Day

Do you think the judges got it right so far? The shortlist will be announced Tuesday 6th September, followed by the announcement of the winning book on 18th October, 2011.