2006 Man Booker Prize Longlist

The longlist for the 2006 Man Booker Prize was as follows.

Author Title Publisher
Peter Carey Theft: A Love Story Faber & Faber
Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss Hamish Hamilton
Robert Edric Gathering the Water Doubleday
Nadine Gordimer Get a Life Bloomsbury
Kate Greville The Secret River Canongate
M.J. Hyland Carry Me Down Canongate
Howard Jacobson Kalooki Nights Jonathan Cape
James Lasdun Seven Lies Jonathan Cape
Mary Lawson The Other Side of the Bridge Chatto & Windus
Jon McGregor So Many Ways to Begin Bloomsbury
Hisham Matar In the Country of Men Viking
Claire Messud The Emperor's Children Picador
David Mitchell Black Swan Green Sceptre
Naeem Murr The Perfect Man William Heinemann
Andrew O'Hagan Be Near Me Faber & Faber
James Robertson The Testament of Gideon Mack Hamish Hamilton
Edward St Aubyn Mother's Milk Picador
Barry Unsworth The Ruby in Her Navel Hamish Hamilton
Sarah Waters The Night Watch Virago