Man Booker Prize longlist announced

July 29, 2015 1:00 PM

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Man Booker Prize longlist announced

This year marks only the second time that the Man Booker International Prize has been open to writers of any nationality, but the United States appears to making its mark.

Five writers from the U.S. and one from Jamaica made the longlist for the prestigious literary honor, which was once only open to authors from the UK & Commonwealth, Ireland and Zimbabwe. Winning the prize can be quite a sales boost: Last year’s winner, Australian novelist Richard Flanagan’s The Nar...

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