The 13-title longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize has been announced, including several of genre interest:
- The Testaments, Margaret Atwood (Vintage, Chatto & Windus)
- The Wall, John Lanchester (Faber & Faber)
- An Orchestra of Minorities, Chigozie Obioma (Little, Brown)
- Lanny, Max Porter (Faber & Faber)
- Quichotte, Salman Rushdie (Jonathan Cape)
- Frankissstein, Jeanette Winterson (Jonathan Cape)
The £50,000 prize is “open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland.” This year’s judges are Liz Calder, Peter Florence (chair), Xiaolu Guo, Afua Hirsch, and Joanna MacGregor.
A six-title shortlist will be announced on September 3, with the winner to be announced October 14, 2019.
For more information, including the complete longlist, see the Booker Prize website.
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