2008 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Possibles

Each year about this time I produce a webpage which lists those novels which I figure might have a chance of being under consideration for the Man Booker Prize. I've just finished the 2008 version, which you can now access. It only has 13 novels listed so far, though this will grow over the next few months as we head towards a September release of the 12 or so longlisted works. I usually pick about half the longlist, mainly missing out on those novels pre-released to the judging panel, first novels that no-one knows how to take, and novels from countries other than the UK and Australia: the ones that don't get much coverage in the newspapers and magazines I frequent. I'm not sure that this list does anyone any good. Still, it keeps me amused.

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