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.
The 19th-century American West is the setting for C Pam Zhang’s impressive debut How Much of These Hills is Gold