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Man Booker 2008 longlist

The Man Booker Prize has released its longlist for 2008:

  • The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
  • Girl in a Blue Dress by Gaynor Arnold
  • The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
  • From A to X by John Berger
  • The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretser
  • Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
  • The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
  • A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
  • The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher
  • Netherland by Joseph O’Neill
  • The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie
  • Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
  • A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz

No Canadians this year. And word has it that Rushdie has ordered vanity plates that read “MN BKR MN.”