Sophie Mackintosh, Michael Ondaatje Among Our 2018 Man Booker Prize Semi-Finalists

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The longlist of thirteen semi-finalists for the 2018 Man Booker Prize, one of the most influential annual English-language international literary fiction honors, has been announced from London. They were chosen from more than 170 submitted books being published in the UK between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018.

Here are our longlisted titles published by Penguin Random House imprints in the U.S., Canada and the UK:

THE WATER CURE by Sophie Mackintosh

US: Doubleday

Canada: Hamish Hamilton Canada

UK: Hamish Hamilton U.K.

WARLIGHT by Michael Ondaatje

US: Knopf

Canada: McClelland & Stewart

UK: Jonathan Cape

(Earlier this month, Mr. Ondaatje’s THE ENGLISH PATIENT was awarded the Man Booker Golden Prize, honoring the best work of fiction from the last five decades of the Man Booker Prize, as chosen by five judges, and then voted on by the public.)

WASHINGTON BLACK by Esi Edugyan

U.S.: Knopf

NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney

U.S.: Hogarth (4/16/19)

Canada: Knopf Canada (4/16/19)

THE LONG TAKE by Robin Robertson

U.S. Knopf (1/22/19)

FROM A LOW AND QUIET SEA by Donal Ryan

U.S.: Penguin Books

UK: Doubleday Ireland

EVERYTHING UNDER by Daisy Johnson

UK: Jonathan Cape

THE OVERSTORY by Richard Powers

UK: William Heinemann

THE MARS ROOM by Rachel Kushner

UK: Jonathan Cape

SNAP by Belinda Bauer

UK: Bantam Press

View the complete 2018 Man Booker Prize longlist here.

The shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize will be announced on September 20, and the winner revealed on October 16.

We warmly congratulate our semi-finalists, their editors and publishers.

Posted: July 25, 2018