Tash Aw – Five Star Billionaire
NoViolet Bulawayo – We Need New Names
Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries
Jim Crace – Harvest
Eve Harris – The Marrying of Chani Kaufman
Richard House – The Kills
Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland
Alison MacLeod – Unexploded
Colum McCann – TransAtlantic
Charlotte Mendelson – Almost English
Ruth Ozeki – A Tale for the Time Being
Donal Ryan – The Spinning Heart
Colm Tóibín – The Testament of Mary
Syosset Public Library owns the following books from the list: Five Star Billionaire, We Need New Names, Harvest, TransAtlantic, A Tale for the Time Being and The Testament of Mary. As the books are published in the United States we will add them to our collection. The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri will be published in this month.
The shortlist will be announced on September 10, 2013 and the winner will be announced on October 15, 2013. For more information on the Man Booker Prize visit www.themanbookerprize.com.
– posted by Evelyn, Readers’ Services