The Booker Prize 2019 longlist

We are delighted to announce that the following four books have been longlisted for this year’s Booker Prize!

  • Lanny by Max Porter (Faber)
  • The Wall by John Lanchester (Faber)
  • Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry (Canongate)
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite (Atlantic)

The shortlist will be announced on the 3rd September, with the winner announced on the 14th October.

The rest of the longlist and more information can be found here.

Lanny

by Max Porter

A devastating story told with the anarchy, the humour and the enchantment Max Porter's readers will recognise from Grief Is the Thing with Feathers.

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Night Boat to Tangier

by Kevin Barry

The new novel, drenched in sex, death and narcotics, in sudden violence, old magic and the mysteries of love, from the winner of the IMPAC Award and the Goldsmiths Prize.

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My Sister, the Serial Killer

by Oyinkan Braithwaite

A blackly comic novel about lies, love, Lagos, and how blood is thicker - and more difficult to get out of the carpet - than water.

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The Wall

by John Lanchester

John Lanchester's long-awaited new novel - an hypnotic dystopian novel exploring the most compelling issues of our time.

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