The 13-title longlist for the Man Booker Prize includes several titles of possible genre interest:
- 4 3 2 1, Paul Auster (Faber & Faber)
- Exit West, Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton)
- Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders (Bloomsbury)
- The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (Fleet)
The award, which includes a £50,000 prize, is presented annually to the best original novel in the English language by a living author. This year’s judges are Sarah Hall, Tom Phillips, Colin Thubron, Lola Young (chair), and Lila Azam Zanganeh.
A six-title shortlist will be announced September 13, 2017, with the winner to be announced October 17, 2017.
For more, including the complete longlist, see the Man Booker Prize website.