Librarian favorite Patrick deWitt’s The Sisters Brothers is one of the thirteen books on the longlist for the Booker Prize, just announced in London. The author currently lives in Oregon, but was born in Canada, making him eligible for the prize.

The short list will be announced on Sept. 6th and the winner on Oct. 18.

The Sisters Brothers
Patrick Dewitt
Retail Price: $19.99
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Ecco – (2011-04-26)

Audio, Dreamscape; Large Print edition from Thorndike in August. ISBN 9781410439567, $30.99.

Below are the other twelve titles on the list, with U.S. publication information:

Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending, Knopf, 1/24/12

Sebastian Barry, On Canaan’s Side, Viking,  9/8/11; Large Print, Thorndike, Dec., ISBN 9781410443465; Blackstone Audio

Carol Birch, Jamrach’s Menagerie, Doubleday, 6/14/11; UPDATE: Thanks to AudioFile for pointing out that BOT has the audio of this title.

Esi Edugyan, Half Blood Blues, Serpents Tail in the UK; no listing for the U.S. yet

Yvvette Edwards, A Cupboard Full of Coats, Oneworld, 6/16/11; Debut

Alan Hollinghurst, The Stranger’s Child, Knopf, 10/11/11; RH Audio

Stephen Kelman, Pigeon English, HMH, 7/19/11; Debut

Patrick McGuinness, The Last Hundred Days, Seren Books in the UK; no listing for the U.S. yet; Debut

A.D. Miller, Snowdrops, Doubleday, 1/22/11, Anchor Pbk, 2/7/12; Debut

Alison Pick, Far to Go, Harper Perennial, Orig. Trade Pbk, 3/31/11

Jane Rogers, The Testament of Jessie Lamb, Headline Review in the UK; no listing for the U.S. yet

D.J. Taylor, Derby Day, Chatto & Windus in the UK; no listing for the U.S. yet

One Response to “THE SISTERS BROTHERS On Booker Long List”

  1. Jennifer Dowell Says:

    There’s an audio for JAMRACH’S MENAGERIE, too: Books on Tape/RH

    And Audible has an exclusive audio version of PIGEON ENGLISH, narrated by the fantastic Bahni Turpin.