Monday, July 30, 2012

Man Booker Prize Longlist Announced & What We Have Now

The Man Booker Prize Committee has announced the long list of nominees for its 2012 award for the best fiction published in the Commonwealth of Nations and the Republic of Ireland. You can see the full list here and in the mean time, you can browse our shelves for the following nominees, in stock now:

Bring Up The Bodies, by Hilary Mantel, is the sequel to the 2009 winner, Wolf Hall.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce is a book about an unhappily married man on a trip to see a dying friend.

Skios is a witty romp by Michael Frayn, the author of the popular play Noises Off. This one is set on a beautiful Greek island amid a raucous cast of characters.

Narcopolis, by Jeet Thayill, is a raw and often explicit fictional account of the effects of the drug trade in modern India.

 So come in and check out these potential prizewinners, all of them great reads, and stay tuned as more of the nominees are published in the U.S.

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