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Tag: 2020 Booker Prize longlist

The Booker Prize for Fiction is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland. The longlist, or ‘The Booker Dozen’, for The 2020 Booker Prize was announced in July 2020. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges from 162 novels published in the UK or Ireland between 1 October 2019 and 30 September 2020. The shortlist for The 2020 Booker Prize was announced in September 2020.


  • This Mournable Body

    This Mournable Body

    The hope and potential of one young girl and a fledgling nation leads us on a journey to discover where lives go after hope has departed.

  • Burnt Sugar

    Burnt Sugar

    This is a love story and a story about betrayal, picking the slippery cords of memory and myth that bind two women together, and hold them apart.

  • Who They Was

    Who They Was

    A literary rendering of the Top Boy generation, this is a story of a London you won’t find in any guidebooks.

  • The New Wilderness

    The New Wilderness

    From an acclaimed Guardian First Book Award finalist comes a debut novel ‘brutal and beautiful in equal measure’.

  • The Mirror and the Light

    The Mirror and the Light

    The Mirror and the Light is the long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy.

  • Apeirogon

    Apeirogon

    Apeirogon A Novel – named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides – is a tapestry of friendship, love, loss and belonging.

  • The Shadow King

    The Shadow King

    The Shadow King is a gorgeously crafted and unputdownable exploration of female power, and what it means to be a woman at war.

  • Such a Fun Age

    Such a Fun Age

    An extraordinarily deft debut about power dynamics, race, social commentary, and also why and how we are the woman we are.

  • Shuggie Bain

    Shuggie Bain

    Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain lays bare the ruthlessness of poverty, the limits of love, and the hollowness of pride.

  • Real Life

    Real Life

    Elegant, brutal and startlingly intimate, Real Life is a campus novel about learning to live from an electric new voice in fiction.

  • Redhead by The Side of The Road

    Redhead by The Side of The Road

    Redhead by the Side of the Road is an intimate look into the heart and mind of a man who sometimes finds those around him just out of reach.

  • Love and Other Thought Experiments

    Love and Other Thought Experiments

    Inspired by some of the best-known thought experiments in philosophy, particularly philosophy of mind, Love and Other Thought Experiments is a story of love lost and found across the universe.