Good Morning Flower!
It's time for my favorite award again.The Man Book Prize Longlist was announced yesterday. Here it is. I have noted (*) what titles are available in the U.S. at the moment and what will be available soon.
*Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America (Random House) available now in hardcover
*Emma Donoghue Room (Little Brown) on sale 9/13 in hardcover
Helen Dunmore The Betrayal (Penguin – Fig Tree)
*Damon Galgut In a Strange Room (McClelland & Stewart) on sale 8/3 in paperback
Howard Jacobson The Finkler Question (Bloomsbury)
*Andrea Levy The Long Song (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) available now in hardcover
*Tom McCarthy C (Random House) on sale 9/7 in hardcover
*David Mitchell The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (Random House) available now in hardcover
Lisa Moore February (Random House – Chatto & Windus)
*Paul Murray Skippy Dies (Faber & Faber) on sale 8/31 in hardcover and paperback
*Rose Tremain Trespass (Norton) on sale 10/18 in hardcover
*Christos Tsiolkas The Slap (Penguin) available now in paperback
Alan Warner The Stars in the Bright Sky (Random House – Jonathan Cape)
Two of this years nominees are sequels. That's unusual right? The Betrayal is a sequel to The Siege and The Stars In The Bright Sky to The Sopranos.