The Orange Longlist: What do you make of it?
Room, Goon Squad, Great House, The Invisible Bridge
The usual suspects. I do not understand the adulation that borders on frothing over A Visit from the Good Squad. The Invisible Bridge was, perhaps, four times longer than it needed to be and, as one of my friends pointed out, a case-study of boregeous writing.
Swamplandia, on the other hand, is one that I've seen about and which intrigues me.