The judges said of the Long List: All of these books – which take in slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, race – capture something about a world on the brink. Among their many remarkable qualities is a willingness to take risks with form.
The 2018 winner of the Booker was The Mars Room by American writer Rachel Kushner. You can google the 2018 Man Booker Long List to see the complete list.
If you are curious about some of the best contemporary fiction of the last year…please join us. You will be expected to obtain your own copy of the books the group chooses to read, either by buying an e-book version, borrowing from a library, or purchasing a hard copy.