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The Booker Prize 2022

The longlist for the Booker Prize 2022 – the leading literary award in the English speaking world – has been announced, with a ‘Booker Dozen’ selected. Find out more about the list.

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

Shehan Karunatilaka

Treacle Walker by Alan Garner

Treacle Walker

Alan Garner

Small Things Like These: Winner of the Orwell Prize by Claire Keegan

Small Things Like These: Winner of the Orwell Prize

Claire Keegan

Glory by NoViolet Bulawayo

Glory

NoViolet Bulawayo

The Colony: The International Bestseller by Audrey Magee

The Colony: The International Bestseller

Audrey Magee

BOOTH: From the million copy bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

BOOTH: From the million copy bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Karen Joy Fowler

The Trees by Percival Everett

The Trees

Percival Everett

Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by Maddie Mortimer

Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies

Maddie Mortimer

Nightcrawling: 'An electrifying debut' by Leila Mottley

Nightcrawling: 'An electrifying debut'

Leila Mottley

Trust by Hernan Diaz

Trust

Hernan Diaz

Oh William!: From the author of My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Oh William!: From the author of My Name is Lucy Barton

Elizabeth Strout

Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Case Study

Graeme Macrae Burnet

After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz

After Sappho

Selby Wynn Schwartz

Yearbook 2022

The results are in! To celebrate National Reading Group Day, we asked you for your recommendations for our 2022 Yearbook – the books that have made your group laugh, cry debate and more over the past year. We loved reading your recommendations and had a hard time selecting which books to put on our list. We hope that you enjoy them! Tell us what you thought of any of the books on the list by tagging us on social media using #booklist and tagging @readingagency!

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

Jonas Jonasson

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

The Bees by Laline Paull

The Bees

Laline Paull

A Gentleman in Moscow: The worldwide bestseller by Amor Towles

A Gentleman in Moscow: The worldwide bestseller

Amor Towles

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

The Girl with the Louding Voice: A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick by Abi Dare

The Girl with the Louding Voice: A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick

Abi Dare

Magpie by Elizabeth Day

Magpie

Elizabeth Day

Klara and the Sun: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Blood Tide (DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime Thrillers, Book 2) by Neil Lancaster

The Blood Tide (DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime Thrillers, Book 2)

Neil Lancaster

Themed booklists

We’ve collected together some of our previous booklists on a variety of themes and topics. Take a look to find your next read.

Yearbook 2022
Escape with a Book
Refugee Week 2022
Local and Community History Month
Autism
Wonder Women
LGBT+ History Month 2022
Hope
Books of the Year 2021
Noteworthy Non-Fiction
Perfect Poetry
The Power of Reading
For the Love of Books

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