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Booker Prize Longlist Day

Today's the day.  The Man Booker Prize Longlist has been announced and it is looking pretty good.  At first glance there are several I'm very excited about, a couple I have already read and a couple I didn't know about at all.  Next week I shall meet up with some friends to discuss the list over coffee and cake.  We'll decide on this year's reading strategy, work out who's read and has got what, then attempt, again, to read the lot.  I'll report back on how we get on.

The link to the full list is here:
http://www.themanbookerprize.com/the-man-booker-prize-2012

I'm very excited about it all this year.  What about everyone else?  Are there any early favourites?




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