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The Man Booker International Prize Shortlist


The finalists for the biennial Man Booker International Prize were announced on March 3o in Sydney. Please note that´╗┐ the prize was not an homage to this blog, contrary to popular wisdom. This years finalists are:

  • ´╗┐Wang Anyi
  • Juan Goytisolo
  • James Kelman
  • John le Carre
  • Amin Maalouf
  • David Malouf
  • Dacia Maraini
  • Rohinton Mistry
  • Philip Pullman
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Philip Roth
  • Su Tong
  • Anne Tyler

The winner will be announced on 18 May at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, and celebrated at an awards ceremony in London on June 28th 2011. I don’t envy the difficult choice the judging team has to make!