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Free Samples of the 2013 Man Booker Longlist

The Man Booker Longlist has been revealed for 2013. While a number of the titles will be released later this year, we’ve collected free samples of many of the books on the list.

The shortlist will be revealed on September 10th and the winner announced on October 15th.

If you want more free book samples, we made similar literary mixtapes linking to free samples of the most overlooked books of the year, the ALA Youth Media Award winners, the 2012 Man Booker Longlist, the Best Horror Novels of the Year, the LA Times Book Prize nominees, and the Nebula Award nominees.

Free Samples of the Man Booker Longlist for 2013

Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (No sample available)

Harvest by Jim Crace (Picador)

The Marrying of Chani Kaufman by Eve Harris (No sample available)

The Kills by Richard House

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri (No sample available)

Unexploded by Alison MacLeod (No sample available)

TransAtlantic by Colum McCann

Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson (No sample available)

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki  The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan  

The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

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