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Introducing the 2016 Man Booker Longlist

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Last week we made our predictions for the 2016 Man Booker long list. Today at noon BST the Man Booker committee announced the books that actually made it onto their long list. Here are the books that made the cut… Read more

2015 Man Booker Longlist: Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

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Next time I come up with a brilliant idea to try and read all the longlist books before the shortlist, please stop me. Luckily for me (unluckily for her since she got dragged into it too) I have a wonderful co-blogger who helped me out by tackling half the books. Will we make it through the whole longlist before September 15? It’s questionable, but we are getting close.

Next up… Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy. Find out where it ranks for us. Read more

Man Booker Longlist 2015: The Year of the Runaways Sunjeev Sahota


Less than 1 week away from the shortlist announcement and we actually might make it through the entire list! This last week has been a rush to get them all finished before the 15th. We’ll go back to our usual 3 days per week posting schedule as soon as we are  done with the long list books. Next up… The Year of the Runaways by Sahota. Will this make our short list? Read more

2015 Man Booker Longlist: The Chimes Anna Smaill


With the shortlist being announced on the 15th, we are hoping to pick up the pace and finish all the longlist books in the next week. Regular posts will be delayed so we can try to finish up our longlist reviews and make our predictions. Next up in our 2015 longlist travels is another book we both read: Anna Smaill’s The Chimes. Find out if it makes our shortlist. Read more

2015 Man Booker Longlist: The Fishermen


We have officially moved into the second half of the long list with this next review. Thus far, we’ve only had two real standouts: A Little Life (reviewed by Jen) and The Illuminations (reviewed by Book Worm). Find out if this next one makes the cut. Read more

2015 Man Booker Longlist: The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan


Next up in attempt to make our way through the 2015 Man Book Longlist books is O’Hagan’s The Illuminations. Keep reading to see if it is a contender for our shortlist. Read more