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The Booker 2020 Long List has arrived

We are super pumped to be reading ….(a bunch of books we didn’t predict!)

The New Wilderness by Diane Cook (US) (US Pub date August 11)
This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Zimbabwe) (Amazon pub date says 2018)
Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi (US) (don’t see a US pub date)
Who They Was by Gabriel Krauze (UK) (UK pub date September 3)
The Mirror and The Light by Hilary Mantel (UK)
Apeirogon by Colum McCann (Ireland-US)
The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia-US)
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (US)
Real Life by Brandon Taylor (US)
Redhead by The Side of the Road by Anne Tyler (US)
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Scotland-US)
Love and Other Thought Experiments by Sophie Ward (UK)
How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang (US)


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The 2020 Booker Longlist Predictions Post!


The official longlist for this years Booker Prize is due to be announced on July 28 (midnight UK on the 27th!)  so in the “readersroom” tradition of recent years we have assembled our shadow panel and put together our own predictions for the longlist.

Here’s hoping our 2020 Booker longlist far surpasses 2020 everything else.

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