[USA], July 24 (ANI): The list of nominees for the most prestigious literary prize in Britain, Man Booker Prize 2018, is out and it includes 13 books from various authors.
The list also includes graphic novels for the first time in decades as Nick Drnaso's critically acclaimed graphic novel 'Sabrina' has been added to the longlist, confirmed Entertainment Weekly.
'Sabrina' traces the impact of one woman's disappearance from various angles, revealing a culture without responsibility and the dangers of a fake-news climate.
The prize also honoured the best in English-language literature, with American writers Paul Beatty (The Sellout) and George Saunders (Lincoln in the Bardo) bagging the honour for two consecutive years. Also, this year's list includes a majority of women.
Among the several names that have been included in this year's longlist with books already out in the U.S. include two-time National Book Award nominee Rachel Kushner, for 'The Mars Room', former Man Booker Prize winner Michael Ondaatje, for 'Warlight', and Belinda Bauer for 'Snap'.
Below is the longlist for the 2018 Man Booker Prize:
-Belinda Bauer, Snap
-Anna Burns, Milkman
-Nick Drnaso, Sabrina
-Esi Edugyan, Washington Black
-Guy Gunaratne, In Our Mad and Furious City
-Daisy Johnson, Everything Under
-Rachel Kushner, The Mars Room
-Sophie Mackintosh, The Water Cure
-Michael Ondaatje, Warlight
-Richard Powers, The Overstory
-Robin Robertson, The Long Take
-Sally Rooney, Normal People
-Donal Ryan, From a Low and Quiet Sea