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2018 Man Booker Longlist: In Our Mad and Furious City

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Number 12 for our panel is In our Mad and Furious City. Book Worm and I both read it, Nicole started it but hasn’t finished it yet but hopefully she will add her thoughts to the comments section. Here are our two reviews. Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: Washington Black

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We are coming up on the closing stretch with only three more reviews left which we will post over the next day and a half — blame that on my trying to cram 3 books in the final 4 days. We’ll also be posting our predictions and overall thoughts of the longlist in two days.

Next up for our panel is Washington Black. Two of our panelists (myself and Book Worm) read this book and I believe Anita is about halfway done so she may drop her comments in the comment section. Here are our reviews of Washington Black… Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: Everything Under

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Next up for our panel is another book that only Book Worm and I managed to read this before the shortlist announcement: Everything Under by Daisy Johnson. Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: The Long Take

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Book #9 for our panel is a book that was only read by two of us: The Long Take by Robin Roberston. Here are our reviews…

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2018 Man Booker Longlist: Milkman

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Next up, Milkman by Anna Burns. Most of our panel managed to read this longlisted book. Once again we are pretty split on the book. Here are our reviews. Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan

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We’ll be churning out the rest of the longlist this week in hopes to cram them all in before the shortlist announcement is mad. Next up for our panel is Donal Ryan’s newest book, From a Low and Quiet Sea. Here are our reviews… Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: Snap

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Next up is Snap by Belinda Bauer. Five of our panelists read this book. Here are our reviews… Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: The Water Cure

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Up next for our shadow panel is The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh. Five of our panelists read this book. Here are our reviews. Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: Warlight

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Next up for our shadow panel is Warlight by Michael Ondaatje who just this year won the Golden Man Booker for The English Patient. All of us read this book. Once again, our panel is pretty split on this longlisted book. For the record, Andrew is wrong (I’ll try to argue why in the comment section). Here are our reviews… Read more

2018 Man Booker Longlist: The Overstory

Next up for our Shadow Panel is The Overstory by American novelist Richard Powers. Five of our panelists read this book. We’re off to a rough start with longest books this year. Will this book break the trend? Here are our reviews… Read more