The 13-title longlist for the 2021 Booker Prize has been announced, including several titles and authors of genre interest:
- Second Place, Rachel Cusk (Faber)
- Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro (Faber)
- Bewilderment, Richard Powers (Norton)
- Light Perpetual, Francis Spufford (Faber)
The £50,000 prize is “open to works by writers of any nationality, written in English and published in the UK or Ireland.” This year’s judges are Horatia Harrod, Maya Jasanoff (chair), Natascha McElhone, Chigozie Obioma, Rowan Williams.
The shortlist will be announced September 14, 2021. Shortlisted authors receive £2,500 and a “specially bound edition of their book.” Winners will be announced November 3, 2021.
For more information, including the complete longlist, see the Booker Prize website.
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