Very exciting news has just come from England today. THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY has just been longlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize!
For complete long list includes:
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Doubleday)
The Yips by Nicola Barker (Fourth Estate)
The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman (Sceptre)
Philida by André Brink (Harvill Secker)
The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng (Myrmidon Books)
Skios by Michael Frayn (Faber & Faber)
Swimming Home by Deborah Levy (And Other Stories)
Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel (Fourth Estate)
The Lighthouse by Alison Moore (Salt)
Umbrella by Will Self (Bloomsbury)
Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil (Faber & Faber)
Communion Town by Sam Thompson (Fourth Estate)
The shortlist will be announced on September 11, 2012 and the winner on October 16, 2012. For more information click here.