Longlist for Man Booker Prizer 2011 Announced

Posted on July 30, 2011

The longlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prizer for Fiction has been announced. There are four first time novelists on the list Stephen Kelman, A.D. Miller, Yvvette Edwards and Patrick McGuinness. Here are the 13 books on the longlist:

The chair of judges, Dame Stella Rimington, said, "We are delighted by the quality and breadth of our longlist, which emerged from an impassioned discussion. The list ranges from the Wild West to multi-ethnic London via post-Cold War Moscow and Bucharest, and includes four first novels."

The winner of the Man Book Prize generally receives a significant boost in book sales in addition to the 50,000 pound prize.

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