The 2020 Booker Prize Longlist Has Been Announced!

Congratulations to all authors longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize! 

The Booker Prize is one of the leading literary awards for books written in the English language. The Prize is awarded to the book that a panel of judges believe is the best English-language novel of the year. This year, all novels considered must have been published between October 1st, 2019 and September  30th, 2020.

The shortlist will be announced on September 15th, 2020.

The longlisted novels include:

  • The New Wilderness, by Diane Cook
  • This Mournable Body, by Tsitsi Dangarembga
  • Burnt Sugar, by Avni Doshi
  • Who They Was, by Gabriel Krauze
  • The Mirror and the Light, by Hilary Mantel
  • Apeirogon, by Colum McCann
  • The Shadow King, by Maaza Mengiste
  • Such a Fun Age, by Kiley Reid
  • Real Life, by Brandon Taylor
  • Redhead by The Side of The Road, by Anne Tyler
  • Shuggie Bain, by Douglas Stuart
  • Love and Other Thought Experiments, by Sophie Ward
  • How Much of these Hills is Gold, by C Pam Zhang

You can read some of the longlisted books now, too! Several of the nominees are available in the library catalog or via I-Share; find them by clicking on the cover image for each title below.

This Mournable Body, by Tsitsi Dangarembga. Click for catalog link.

The Mirror and the Light, by Hilary Mantel. Click for catalog link.









Apeirogon, by Colum McCann. Click for catalog link.

The Shadow King, by Maaza Mengiste. Click for catalog link.









Such a Fun Age, by Kiley Reid. Click for catalog link.

Real Life, by Brandon Taylor. Click for catalog link.









Redhead by the Side of the Road, by Anne Tyler. Click for catalog link.

Shuggie Bain, by Douglas Stuart. Click for catalog link.










How Much of These Hills is Gold, by C Pam Zhang. Click for catalog link.

Congratulations to all nominated authors!

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