modern first edition books from Firsts in Print

modern first edition books from Firsts in Print

The Man Booker Prize

Past longlist

This page contains Booker Prize long-listed books from previous years. 

For the current Booker Prize shortlist and winner click here.


The Green Road
by Anne Enright


Published: Jonathan Cape, 2015

Fine proof. Latest novel from Booker-winner. Booker longlisted 2015. Signed by the author. Now Costa and Dublin International Prize shortlisted.

Price: £25.00

The Green Road by Anne Enright


To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
by Joshua Ferris


Published: Viking, 2014

Fine in fine wrapper. Third novel by PEN/Hemingway winner and Guardian First Book-longlisted author. Shortlisted for Booker Prize. Signed copy.

Price: £28.00

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua  Ferris


To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
by Joshua Ferris


Published: Viking, 2014

Fine in fine wrapper. Third novel by PEN/Hemingway winner and Guardian First Book-longlisted author. Shortlisted for Booker 2014. Signed and dated by the author.

Price: £35.00

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua  Ferris


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon


Published: Jonathan Cape, 2003

Fine proof, albeit with the laminate beginning to separate at a couple of corners. Longlisted for the 2003 Man Booker prize. Winner of the Whitbread Novel Prize. Signed by the author, with a publicity postcard laid in.

Price: £20.00

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark  Haddon


The Wilderness
by Samantha Harvey


Published: Jonathan Cape, 2009

Fine in fine wrapper. A stunning debut. Longlisted for the 2009 MAN Booker Prize. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Signed and dated.

Price: £45.00

The Wilderness by Samantha  Harvey


The Stranger's Child
by Alan Hollinghurst


Published: Picador, 2011

Fine proof copy. Signed and dated by the author. Longlisted for the MAN Booker Prize.

Price: £20.00

The Stranger's Child by Alan  Hollinghurst


The Kills
by Richard House


Published: Picador, 2013

Fine in boards as issued. Spine ends slightly pushed as usual, due to size, but this copy better than most. Signed, dated and lined by the author. 'You need to disappear.' Longlisted for the 2013 MAN Booker Prize.

Price: £30.00

The Kills by Richard  House


The Blazing World
by Siri Hustvedt


Published: Sceptre, 2014

Fine in fine wrapper. Multi-layered, satirical, polemic novel and one of the finest feminist texts of our times. Booker longlisted. Signed by the author.

Price: £30.00

The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt


The Blazing World
by Siri Hustvedt


Published: Sceptre, 2014

Fine in fine wrapper. Multi-layered, satirical, polemic novel and one of the finest feminist texts of our times. Booker longlisted and a Kirkus finalist.

Price: £25.00

The Blazing World by Siri  Hustvedt


The Blazing World
by Siri Hustvedt


Published: Simon & Schuster, 2014

Fine in fine wrapper. US edition of multi-layered, satirical, polemic novel and one of the finest feminist texts of our times. Booker longlisted and a Kirkus finalist. Signed by the author.

Price: £45.00

The Blazing World by Siri  Hustvedt


Serious Sweet
by A L Kennedy


Published: Jonathan Cape, 2016

Fine in fine wrapper. Latest novel from talented author. Booker longlisted.

Price: £30.00

Serious Sweet by A L  Kennedy


Serious Sweet
by A L Kennedy


Published: Jonathan Cape, 2016

Fine in fine wrapper. Latest novel from talented author. Booker longlisted. Signed copy.

Price: £40.00

Serious Sweet by A L  Kennedy


The Wake
by Paul Kingsnorth


Published: Unbound, 2014

Fine proof. Booker longlisted novel and tour de force, reminiscent of Riddley Walker: ultra-rare in first edition or proof formats. Complete with stickers to front panel correcting publication date and price (sic)!

Price: £100.00

The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth


The Wake
by Paul Kingsnorth


Published: Unbound, 2014

Fine 'spineless' book, in boards, as issued. Corners to rear lightly bumped, with a 1.5cm bump to foot of rear board. However, many of these bumps would probably come out when book unwrapped. Booker longlisted novel and tour de force, reminiscent of Riddley Walker: ultra-rare in first edition. 1000 copies thought to have been printed as a first printing, with around half going to crowdfunders.

Price: £175.00

The Wake by Paul  Kingsnorth


The Wake
by Paul Kingsnorth


Published: Unbound, 2014

Fine 'spineless' book, in boards, as issued. Corners to head of spine slightly bumped, the corner to the front panel slightly worse, albeit still retaining its shape. Booker longlisted novel and now Goldsmith's shortlisted tour de force, reminiscent of Riddley Walker: ultra-rare in first edition. 1000 copies thought to have been printed as a first printing, with around half going to crowdfunders. Signed by the author.

Price: £155.00

The Wake by Paul  Kingsnorth

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