The Guardian posted the Man Booker Prize longlist early, in advance of Wednesday’s scheduled announcement, and then promptly took it down. But the list survived in the Google cache and across social media (and now is public).
Titles from US authors include Rachel Kushner’s The Mars Room (Jonathan Cape/Scribner), Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina (Granta/Drawn and Quarterly) — the first graphic novel to grace a Booker list — and Richard Powers’s The Overstory (William Heinemann/Norton). The only previous Booker winner on the longlist is Michael Ondaatje for Warlight (Jonathan Cape/Knopf), while the other Canadian listed is Giller Prize winner Esi Edugyan for Washington Black (Serpent’s Tail/Knopf).
Two debut novels are included, Daisy Johnson’s Everything Under (Jonathan Cape/Graywolf) and Sophie Mackintosh’s The Water Cure (Hamish Hamilton/Doubleday) as is a crime novel, Snap, by Belinda Bauer (Bantam Press/Atlantic Monthly). The rest of the longlist includes:
Normal People, by Sally Rooney (Faber & Faber/Hogarth)
The Long Take, by Robin Robertson (Picador/Knopf)
From a Low and Quiet Sea, by Donal Ryan (Doubleday/Penguin Books)
In Our Mad and Furious City, by Guy Gunaratne (Tinder Press/MCD/FSG)
Milkman, by Anna Burns (Faber & Faber)