Thirteen novels have made a longlist of the Man Booker Prize, including the two-time winner Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize Foundation reported.
According to its press service, 'the list was chosen from 162 novels published in the UK or Ireland between 1 October 2019 and 30 September 2020.'
"The Booker Prize for Fiction is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland."
Here is the 2020 longlist:
Diane Cook (USA), The New Wilderness (Oneworld Publications)
Tsitsi Dangarembga (Zimbabwe) This Mournable Body (Faber & Faber)
Avni Doshi (USA), Burnt Sugar (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)
Gabriel Krauze (UK), Who They Was (4th Estate, HarperCollins)
Hilary Mantel (UK), The Mirror & The Light (4th Estate, HarperCollins)
Colum McCann (Ireland/USA), Apeirogon (Bloomsbury Publishing)
Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia/USA) The Shadow King (Canongate Books)
Kiley Reid (USA), Such a Fun Age (Bloomsbury Circus, Bloomsbury Publishing)
Brandon Taylor (USA), Real Life (Originals, Daunt Books Publishing)
Anne Tyler (USA), Redhead by The Side of The Road (Chatto & Windus, Vintage)
Douglas Stuart (Scotland/USA), Shuggie Bain (Picador, Pan Macmillan)
Sophie Ward (UK), Love and Other Thought Experiments (Corsair, Little, Brown)
C Pam Zhang (USA), How Much of These Hills is Gold (Virago, Little, Brown)