The Man Booker Prize 2014 Longlist Announced

Rise Again at a Decent Hour, Joshua Ferris

The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler

The Blazing World, Siri Hustvedt

J,Howard Jacobson

The Wake, Paul Kingsnorth

The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell

The Lives of Others, Neel Mukherjee

Us, David Nicholls

The Dog, Joseph O’Neill

Orfeo, Richard Powers

How to be Both, Ali Smith,

History of the Rain, Niall Williams

How odd it is to say that four Americans are on the longlist, along with six Brits, two Irish authors and an Australian. The first four Americans ever to be longlisted are Joshua Ferris, Karen Joy Fowler, Siri Hustvedt and Richard Powers.

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2 thoughts on “The Man Booker Prize 2014 Longlist Announced

  1. Fascinating how the death of the book, the printed story, is always being predicted, yet each year we are overwhelmed with a wealth of great books. Thanks be to heaven!

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