Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
Fast Forward

Amos Oz And David Grossman Make Man Booker Prize Longlist

Israeli authors Amos Oz and David Grossman have been named to the longlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. The prize, granted annually, is a prestigious award for English-language literature.

Oz was nominated for his first novel in a decade, “Judas.” Grossman was nominated for his tragicomic “A Horse Walks Into a Bar.”

The longlist, which includes 13 books, features a diverse array of authors, from the Argentinian Samantha Schweblin’s “Fever Dream” to the Albanian Ismail Kadare’s “The Traitor’s Niche.” The shortlist, which will include the six entries from the longlist chosen as finalists for the prize, will be released on April 20. The winner of the 2017 prize will be announced on June 14.

Previous winners of the Man Booker include Hilary Mantel, J.M. Coetzee, and Anne Enright. In 2016 the prize was awarded to the American Paul Beatty for “The Sellout,” a novel that prompted the Forward’s Adam Langer to ask whether Beatty might be the next Philip Roth.

View the year’s complete longlist, here.

Engage

  • SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

  • UPCOMING EVENT

    NY-12 Candidate Forum

    THE TEMPLE EMANU-EL STREICKER CENTER and Virtual

    Aug 10, 2022

    7 pm ET · 

    Will the last Jew left in New York’s congressional delegation be reelected? Will New York’s senior congresswoman receive another term? Or will one of the newcomers upend Manhattan politics?

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit the Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, images, and credit to the Foward. Have questions? Please email us at editorial@forward.com.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.