2008 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

The six shortlisted works for the 2008 Man Booker prize have been announced.

The shortlisted works are:

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher
A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz

Australia is represented by Steve Toltz, although Aravind Adiga has lived in Sydney and undertook some education there. The Penguin Australia website indicates that he currently lives in Mumbai.

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