The following books have all made it to the longlist for the Booker Prize this year.

Theft: A Love Story by Peter Carey
The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel by Kiran Desai
Gathering the Water by Robert Edric
Get a Life: A Novel by Nadine Gordimer
The Secret River by Kate Grenville
Carry Me Down by M. J. Hyland
Seven Lies: A Novel by James Lasdun
The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
So Many Ways to Begin: A Novel by Jon McGregor
The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud
Black Swan Green: A Novel by David Mitchell
The Perfect Man by Naeem Murr
Be Near Me by Andrew O’Hagan
The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
Mother’s Milk: A Novel by Edward St. Aubyn
The Ruby in Her Navel: A Novel of Love and Intrigue in the 12th Century by Barry Unsworth
The Night Watch by Sarah Waters