The Man Booker Prize longlist was announced today, and reactions to one of the English language's most prestigious prizes have begun. Opinions, unsurprisingly, vary wildly.

No Zadie Smith or Martin Amis? A 27-year-old debut novelist? Only one previous winner? No Knopf books, but tiny publishers Salt and And Other Stories included?

Twitter is already abuzz. Here's some of the top tweets we've spotted so far.

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  • Waterstones

  • Michael Hogan

  • The Society Club

  • Kevin Nguyen

  • Daryl Yam

  • National Post Books

  • James Smythe

  • Sarah Weinman

  • fungiblecopmeat 2012

  • Katharine Viner

  • Deborah Orr

  • Salt Publishing

  • Olivia Cole

  • Hogarth Books UK

  • Alfred A. Knopf

  • Matthew d'Ancona

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