Read more, there are also two Indian authors in the running -
The White Tiger and
Sea of Poppies.
Get the entire list HERE
Some interesting tidbits just for you (source: The Booker Webpage):
- The Man Booker International Prize can be won by an author of any nationality, providing that his or her work is available in the English language
- It is awarded every second year
- An author can only win the award once.
- In accordance with the rules of the separate prize for translation, if applicable the winner can choose a translator or translators of his or her work into English to receive a prize of £15,000.
Pic Source: www.manbookerprize.com