booker long list

Was announced yesterday. Has anyone read any of these?

Darkmans by Nicola Barker (Fourth Estate)
Self Help by Edward Docx (Picador)
The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng (Myrmidon)
The Gathering by Anne Enright (Jonathan Cape)
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton)
The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies (Sceptre)
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones (John Murray)
Gifted by Nikita Lalwani (Viking)
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (Jonathan Cape)
What Was Lost by Catherine O’Flynn (Tindal Street)
Consolation by Michael Redhill (William Heinemann)
Animal’s People by Indra Sinha (Simon & Schuster)
Winnie & Wolf by A N Wilson (Hutchinson)

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3 responses to “booker long list

  1. Bobo

    Nicola Barker is good.

  2. erica

    wow. all new to me. i thought i was with it. still, i haven’t left haruki murakami’s back catclogue for a while now, so…

  3. a lot of of this is new to me too and I have read none. I may have picked up mr pip at some point though.

    i got duped into reading urban fantasy the other day…and i liked it. but probably only because it was set in honkers and talked about yum cha a lot.

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