The 2018 Man Booker Prize longlist has been announced, including a graphic novel for the first time.
The £50,000 prize had 171 submissions this year—the highest number in its fifty year history.
For the second year in a row, no African authors have made the longlist.
2018 Man Booker Prize longlist, or Man Booker ‘Dozen’
Author (country/territory) Title (imprint)
- Belinda Bauer (UK) Snap (Bantam Press)
- Anna Burns (UK) Milkman (Faber and Faber)
- Nick Drnaso (USA) Sabrina (Granta Books)
- Esi Edugyan (Canada) Washington Black (Serpent’s Tail)
- Guy Gunaratne (UK) In Our Mad and Furious City (Tinder Press)
- Daisy Johnson (UK) Everything Under (Jonathan Cape)
- Rachel Kushner (USA) The Mars Room (Jonathan Cape)
- Sophie Mackintosh (UK) The Water Cure (Hamish Hamilton)
- Michael Ondaatje (Canada) Warlight (Jonathan Cape)
- Richard Powers (USA) The Overstory (Willian Heinemann)
- Robin Robertson (UK) The Long Take (Picador)
- Sally Rooney (Ireland) Normal People (Faber and Faber)
- Donal Ryan (Ireland) From A Low And Quiet Sea (Doubleday Ireland)
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