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Man Booker Prize 2012 longlist announced

25 July 2012

The 12 books were chosen by a panel of judges chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement. The longlisted books were selected from a total of 145 titles, 11 of which were called in by the judges.

The longlist is:

Author Title (Publisher)
 Nicola Barker:  The Yips (Fourth Estate)
 Ned Beauman:   The Teleportation Accident (Sceptre)
 André Brink:  Philida (Harvill Secker)
 Tan Twan Eng:  The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books)
 Michael Frayn:  Skios (Faber & Faber)
 Rachel Joyce:  The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Doubleday)
 Deborah Levy:  Swimming Home (And Other Stories)
 Hilary Mantel:  Bring up the Bodies (Fourth Estate)
 Alison Moore:  The Lighthouse (Salt)
 Will Self:  Umbrella (Bloomsbury)
 Jeet Thayil:  Narcopolis (Faber & Faber)
 Sam Thompson:  Communion Town (Fourth Estate)

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