Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Man Booker Prize Reading Challenge 2017

Man Booker Prize
Reading Challenge

official site


The long list was announced on July 27 and it got me excited to give this batch of books a read. The list is below and I plan to give some of these a go.

The short list will be announced on September 13.

The winner will be announced on October 17.


Books on the long list:

4 3 2 1
by Paul Auster
(US) (Faber & Faber)
-Literary, Family saga
Amazon | Goodreads

Days Without End
by Sebastian Barry
(Ireland) (Faber & Faber)
-Literary, Historical, Military
Amazon | Goodreads

History of Wolves
by Emily Fridlund
(US) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
-Literary, Coming of Age
Amazon | Goodreads

Exit West
by Mohsin Hamid
(Pakistan-UK) (Hamish Hamilton)
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | rating: 4

Solar Bones
by Mike McCormack (Ireland) (Canongate)
-Literary, Ireland
Amazon | Goodreads

Reservoir 13
by Jon McGregor (UK) (4th Estate)
-Literary, Mystery
Amazon | Goodreads

Elmet by Fiona Mozley (UK) (JM Originals)
Amazon | Goodreads

The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness
by Arundhati Roy (India) (Hamish Hamilton)
-Literary, India
Amazon | Goodreads

Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders (US) (Bloomsbury Publishing)
-Literary, Historical
Amazon | Goodreads

Home Fire
by Kamila Shamsie (UK-Pakistan) (Bloomsbury Circus)
Amazon | Goodreads

by Ali Smith (UK) (Hamish Hamilton)
Amazon | Goodreads

Swing Time
by Zadie Smith (UK) (Hamish Hamilton)
Amazon | Goodreads | currently listening to

The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead (US) (Fleet)
-Literary, Historical
Amazon | Goodreads



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