Booker Prize Longlist 2020

Created on November 4, 2021, 11:00 am

Last Updated January 20, 2022, 2:20 pm

The Booker Prize for Fiction is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020.
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Love survivalist shows? How about a good dystopian story, especially fueled by climate change? This one's for you!  
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Through its main character, this tense, psychologically astute novel examines the effects of colonialism and capitalism.
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Mantel just might get a trifecta for her trilogy—the first two books, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, each won the Booker Prize. 
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If you love fiction that teaches you something and can inform your worldview, you can't do much better than this novel based on the real lives of two men.
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A literary page turner of a novel that stars a fierce young woman, inspired by the author's great grandmother, fighting against fascism? Sign me up!
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An engrossing and eminently readable novel that also happens to contain pitch-perfect social commentary for our times. 
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If you love a coming-of-age story filled with grit and trauma, in other words delivering an emotional wallop, this is the novel for you.
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Another emotional wallop of a book that is an arresting and demanding reading experience; this one will stay with you.
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Do you refer to your favorite books as charming and witty? Anne Tyler generally, and especially here, fits the bill.  
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A sprawling novel encompassing a lesser known piece of American history that also completely subverts the western genre.
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