Ladies and gentlemen, your 2013 Man Booker Prize shortlist:
The longlist is available here. The winner will be announced on October 15th, so get reading!
Still wondering what to read this summer? The 2013 Man Booker Prize longlist was announced yesterday. Here they are, accompanied by picture of the official announcement (thanks Sigrid!):
There are eBooks available for Five Star Billionaire, We Need New Names, Harvest, The Kills is available as 4 separate stories (Sutler, The Massive, The Kill and The Hit), TransAtlantic, A Tale for the Time Being, The Spinning Heart and The Testament of Mary.
Also note that some of these titles have not been published yet; undoubtedly these will be rushed to print.
The shortlist will be announced on September 10th, while the winner will be announced on October 15th.
We decided to sell ebooks because so many loyal customers asked us to give them the chance to buy their ebooks from us. But it hasn’t been easy to set it all up. In fact, we seem to be the only independent bookshop around doing this without a reading device selling partner. A big round of applause, please, for ABC’s own IT team, for pulling all the pieces together to make this possible. They’re fabulous!
You can read our ebooks on all standard devices and tablets excepting the Kindle, in epub and .pdf formats. A free app like Bluefire will even enable reading on your iPhone or iPad. Click here for an ABC ebooks FAQ. (Please note that we don’t sell ereader devices.)
To celebrate the launch of the ebook selection on our site, we have a special deal for you!
This deal applies to books in stock in one of our stores and is valid for 30 days from the ebook purchase.
For example, enjoy the bestselling thriller Gone Girl on your ereader for € 5,49 (€4,95 if you have an ABC discount card of any kind), and buy the paperback edition as a gift for € 4,25 as part of this special deal. Similarly, Vanished Kingdoms by Norman Davies costs € 8,99 as an ebook, and the paper version now costs only € 9,99.
You have to show proof of purchase of the ebook when you buy the paper version.
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Thanks to Tom, Simone, and Sigrid for various of the above links. If you have literary tips for us, please mail firstname.lastname@example.org!
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