- An evening with the Man Booker Prize 2012
"Live from the Festival Hall at London's Southbank Centre on Monday 15 October, and on the eve of the 2012 Man Booker Prize announcement, this year's shortlisted writers will be reading and discussing their work in front of an audience.
The event will be chaired by one of the UK's favourite broadcasters, James Naughtie. The names of the participating authors will be revealed after the 2012 shortlist is announced on 12 September."
The Longlisted authors for the 2012 prize are:
- Nicola Barker with The Yips
- Ned beauman with The Teleportation Accident
- Andre Brink with Philida
- Tan Twan Eng with The Garden of Evening Mists
- Michael Frayn with Skios
- Rachael Joyce with The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
- Deborah Levy with Swimming Home
- Hilary Mantel with Bring up the Bodies
- Alison Moore with The Lighthouse
- Will Self with Umbrella
- Jeet Thayil with Narcopolis
- Sam Thompson with Communion Town