Wednesday, August 08, 2007

2007 Man Book Prize Longlist

Ian McEwan's On Chesil Beach has been longlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize. McEwan previously won the Booker Prize for his novel Amsterdam.

The complete list of titles include:

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)

Congratulations to all the longlisted finalists.

The 2007 shortlist will be announced on Thursday 6th September at a press conference at Man Group’s London office. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 16th October at an awards ceremony at Guildhall, London. Visit the Man Booker Prize Website for more information.

Order On Chesil Beach online via, Nan A. Talese, Powell's, Jonathan Cape, Random House Canada, Random House Australia,,, Waterstone's, or from a variety of quality Independent Booksellers.