Booker Prize

This group is for discussion of the books selected for the Booker Prize, in the current year or in past ones. Everyone is free to join, and all participants are encouraged to post comments and reviews. The thread's main focus of activity will be from mid July, when the longlist is announced, to late October, when the prize is awarded.

The 2020 Booker Prize key dates:

Longlist announcement: 28 July 2020
Shortlist announcement: 15 September 2020
Prize ceremony: 19 November 2020

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2021 International Booker Prize winner1 unread / 1kidzdoc, June 2
2021 International Booker Prize shortlist1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 22
Simone2 about Books and Booker143 unread / 143Simone2, April 13
2021 International Booker Prize longlist1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 2
Chelle's attempt at enjoying some Booker Prize Books25 unread / 25ChelleBearss, March 20
Nickelini's Booker Lists82 unread / 82Nickelini, February 25
The winner of the 2020 Booker Prize is...1 unread / 1kidzdoc, November 2020
The Stranger's Child by Alan Hollinghurst8 unread / 8Simone2, November 2020
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Swing Time by Zadie Smith4 unread / 4Simone2, November 2020
2016 Booker Longlist: The North Water5 unread / 5SophieSpragg, October 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Apeirogon by Colum McCann2 unread / 2Simone2, October 2020
New date for the 2020 Booker Prize award1 unread / 1kidzdoc, September 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi2 unread / 2Simone2, September 2020
2020 Booker Prize Shortlist5 unread / 5sparemethecensor, September 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste3 unread / 3kidzdoc, September 2020
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: The Overstory by Richard Powers5 unread / 5bergs47, September 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid9 unread / 9lauralkeet, August 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Real Life by Brandon Taylor2 unread / 2sparemethecensor, August 2020
The winner of the 2020 International Booker Prize is...1 unread / 1kidzdoc, August 2020
2020 Booker Prize longlist10 unread / 10lisapeet, August 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Who They Was by Gabriel Krauze2 unread / 2bergs47, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Redhead By the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: The New Wilderness by Diane Cook1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: Love and Other Thought Experiments by Sophie Ward1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize Longlist: How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2020
2020 Booker Prize longlist: 12 hours to go!2 unread / 2bergs47, July 2020
2020 International Booker Prize shortlist: The Discomfort of Evening2 unread / 2Simone2, July 2020
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli6 unread / 6kidzdoc, May 2020
2020 International Booker Prize shortlist: Tyll1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 2020
2020 International Booker Prize shortlist: The Memory Police1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 2020
2020 International Booker Prize shortlist: Hurricane Season1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 2020
2020 International Booker Prize shortlist: The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 2020
2020 International Booker Prize shortlist: The Adventures of China Iron1 unread / 1kidzdoc, April 2020
2020 International Booker Prize3 unread / 3kidzdoc, April 2020
2019 Booker Prize shortlist1 unread / 1kidzdoc, September 2019
2009 Booker Prize shortlist3 unread / 3kidzdoc, September 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry3 unread / 3Simone2, August 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Lanny by Max Porter4 unread / 4Simone2, August 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist11 unread / 11sparemethecensor, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Speculation Thread3 unread / 3Simone2, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite3 unread / 3Simone2, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: The Wall by John Lanchester3 unread / 3Simone2, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Frankisstein by Jeanette Winterson1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood2 unread / 2lauralkeet, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Quichotte by Salman Rushdie1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
2019 Booker Prize Longlist: Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellman1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2019
Cait86 Reads the Booker Prize36 unread / 36Cait86, July 2019
New chapter awaits as Booker Prize loses ‘enemy’ sponsor2 unread / 2si, May 2019
2019 Man Booker International Prize5 unread / 5SassyLassy, May 2019
kidzdoc's Man Booker International Prize reviews2 unread / 2kidzdoc, May 2019
2018 Booker Prize1 unread / 1kidzdoc, October 2018
Today's the day!1 unread / 1kidzdoc, October 2018
2018 Booker Prize Shortlist5 unread / 5strandbooks, October 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: Normal People by Sally Rooney4 unread / 4Simone2, September 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner5 unread / 5lriley, September 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje3 unread / 3Simone2, September 2018
2018 Booker Prize longlist: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso4 unread / 4Carmenere, September 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: Snap by Belinda Bauer5 unread / 5Simone2, August 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne3 unread / 3Simone2, August 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: Everything Under by Daisy Johnson2 unread / 2Simone2, August 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: The Water Cure by Sophie MacKintosh2 unread / 2Simone2, August 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan5 unread / 5Simone2, August 2018
Nathalie's (Deern's) Booker Books113 unread / 113Deern, August 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: The Long Take by Robin Robertson2 unread / 2Simone2, August 2018
2018 Booker Prize longlist14 unread / 14vancouverdeb, July 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2018
2018 Booker Prize Longlist: Milkman by Anna Burns1 unread / 1kidzdoc, July 2018
2018 Booker Prize longlist speculation11 unread / 11kidzdoc, July 2018
Golden Man Booker Prize6 unread / 6japaul22, July 2018
New Knight1 unread / 1bergs47, July 2018
Man Booker International Prize 2018 longlist5 unread / 5kidzdoc, May 2018
The winner of the 2017 Booker Prize is...12 unread / 12Yells, October 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid7 unread / 7kidzdoc, October 2017
2017 Booker Prize: Who should win?2 unread / 2theaelizabet, October 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund9 unread / 9kentboy40, October 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Autumn by Ali Smith12 unread / 12theaelizabet, October 2017
2017 Booker Prize shortlist8 unread / 8alexdaw, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize shortlist speculation10 unread / 10alexdaw, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Elmet by Fiona Mozley11 unread / 11Deern, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist28 unread / 28EBT1002, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Solar Bones by Mike McCormack3 unread / 3Deern, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie5 unread / 5vancouverdeb, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy8 unread / 8Simone2, September 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Days Without End by Sebastian Barry4 unread / 4Simone2, August 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor8 unread / 8Cait86, August 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead5 unread / 5Cait86, August 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders8 unread / 8Simone2, August 2017
2017 Booker Prize longlist: 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster3 unread / 3aartisharmaseo, July 2017
2017 Booker Prize preview12 unread / 12kidzdoc, July 2017
Nearing the end2 unread / 2Simone2, June 2017
Ireadthereforeiam again logs Booker Prize reads5 unread / 5Simone2, January 2017
2016 Man Booker Prize winner6 unread / 6Simone2, October 2016
2016 Booker Prize Shadow Jury4 unread / 4bergs47, October 2016
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