Awards: Gordon Burn Longlist

The 12-title longlist for the £5,000 (about $6,135) Gordon Burn Prize, honoring "the year's boldest and most exciting fiction and nonfiction," has been selected. A shortlist will be released in August and the winner named October 13 at the Durham Book Festival. This year's longlisted titles are:

About a Son by David Whitehouse
Aftermath by Preti Taneja
Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Companion Piece by Ali Smith
Constructing a Nervous System by Margo Jefferson
Free: Coming of Age at the End of History by Lea Ypi
Keeping the House by Tice Cin
Oxblood by Tom Benn
The Perfect Golden Circle by Benjamin Myers
Scary Monsters by Michelle de Kretser
Wayward by Vashti Bunyan
Your Show by Ashley Hickson-Lovence

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