Here’s Your 2016 Booker Prize Long List

The Man Booker Prize has announced this year’s “Booker Dozen,” which, just like a baker’s dozen, contains 13 entries. In the third year that the prestigious British literary award has been open to any author writing in English, the U.S. nabbed five entries on the long list, including Paul Beatty’s The Sellout and Elizabeth Strout’s My Name Is Lucy Barton. Finally, America’s starting to get some recognition around here. Check out the full list below; the Booker Prize short list will be announced September 13.

• Paul Beatty (U.S.), The Sellout (Oneworld)

• J.M. Coetzee (South Africa-Australia), The Schooldays of Jesus (Harvill Secker)

• A.L. Kennedy (U.K.),  Serious Sweet (Jonathan Cape)

• Deborah Levy (U.K.), Hot Milk (Hamish Hamilton)

• Graeme Macrae Burnet (U.K.),  His Bloody Project (Contraband)

• Ian McGuire (U.K.), The North Water (Scribner UK)

• David Means (U.S.), Hystopia (Faber & Faber)

• Wyl Menmuir (U.K.), The Many (Salt)

• Ottessa Moshfegh (U.S.), Eileen (Jonathan Cape)

• Virginia Reeves (U.S.), Work Like Any Other (Scribner U.K.)

• Elizabeth Strout (U.S.), My Name Is Lucy Barton (Viking)

• David Szalay (Canada-U.K.), All That Man Is (Jonathan Cape)

• Madeleine Thien (Canada), Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Granta Books)

Here’s Your 2016 Booker Prize Long List