The Booker Prize 2020 longlist
We are delighted to announce that the following books have been longlisted for this year’s Booker Prize!
- This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Faber)
- The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste (Canongate)
- Real Life by Brandon Taylor (Daunt Books)
The shortlist will be announced on the 15th September, with the winner announced on the 27th October.
The rest of the longlist and more information can be found here.
by Tsitsi Dangarembga
Thirty years on from her acclaimed debut Nervous Conditions, considered one of the 100 Books that Shaped the World by the BBC, the award-winning Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga 'has produced another masterpiece' - New York Times
by Maaza Mengiste
A beautifully written and utterly captivating novel about female strength and the power of belief, set during Mussolini's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King casts a light on the women soldiers who were written out of history.