The 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Long-list

Longlist for the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction


After receiving 151 submissions for the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, the judges have decided on the long-list:  here are the 13 novels that have cracked the nod:


  1. Tash Aw – Five Star Billionaire (Fourth Estate)
  2. NoViolet Bulawayo – We Need New Names (Chatto & Windus)
  3. Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries (Granta)
  4. Jim Crace – Harvest (Picador)
  5. Eve Harris – The Marrying of Chani Kaufman (Sandstone Press)
  6. Richard House – The Kills (Picador)
  7. Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland (Bloomsbury)
  8. Alison MacLeod – Unexploded (Hamish Hamilton)
  9. Colum McCann – TransAtlantic (Bloomsbury)
  10. Charlotte Mendelson – Almost English (Mantle)
  11. Ruth Ozeki – A Tale for the Time Being (Canongate)
  12. Donal Ryan -The Spinning Heart (Doubleday Ireland)
  13. Colm Tóibín – The Testament of Mary (Viking)

The short-list will be announced on the 10th of September, and the winner announced on the 15th of October ’13.


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