Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Booker Prize Shortlist announced

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

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