Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Booker Prize Short List Announced

The six finalists for the Man Booker Prize were announced today according to The New York Times.

They are:
  1. Aravind Adiga The White Tiger
  2. Sebastian Barry The Secret Scripture
  3. Amitav Ghosh Sea of Poppies
  4. Linda Grant The Clothes on Their Backs
  5. Philip Hensher The Northern Clemency
  6. Steve Toltz A Fraction of the Whole
The competition is open to citizens of the British Commonwealth and the Republic of Ireland. The winner will be announced October 14, 2008.