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2012 Man Booker Prize Long List

J. M. Cornwell "Reviewer at Large"
The list author says: "I spend a lot of time reading the publishing news and blogs about publishing. I also write a blog or five about similar subjects. Since the list came out today, what better time than to showcase the latest aspirants to the 2012 Man Booker Prize.

I always feel I've missed something with the big prize notices come out. I need to be financially stable enough (wealthy) to be able to pick up all the long listed books and read them before the winner is chosen. Starting now would be good. In the meantime, read them for me. Most of them sound interesting in one way or another and well worth the reading."
The Sisters Brothers: A Novel
The Sisters Brothers: A Novel
On Canaan's Side
On Canaan's Side
The Sense of an Ending (Borzoi Books)
The Sense of an Ending (Borzoi Books)
Jamrach's Menagerie: A Novel
Jamrach's Menagerie: A Novel
The Stranger's Child
The Stranger's Child
Pigeon English
Pigeon English
Jilted City
Jilted City
"Since THE LAST 100 DAYS, which is the long list entry for Patrick McGuinness, is unavailable right now, I've added another of his works."
Snowdrops: A Novel
Snowdrops: A Novel
Far to Go: A Novel
Far to Go: A Novel
Island
Island
"THE TESTAMENT OF JESSIE LAMB is not available yet on Amazon, so here's another offering from Jane Rogers."
Derby Day: A Victorian Mystery
Derby Day: A Victorian Mystery
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