Friday, April 13, 2007

Man Booker International Prize Contenders

The second annual Man Booker International Prize shortlist was posted today on the Booker Prize website. Contenders for this new prize are a prestigious lot:

The 15 authors on the list are:

Chinua Achebe
Margaret Atwood
John Banville
Peter Carey
Don DeLillo
Carlos Fuentes
Doris Lessing
Ian McEwan
Harry Mulisch
Alice Munro
Michael Ondaatje
Amos Oz
Philip Roth
Salman Rushdie
Michel Tournier

The judging panel for the 2007 Man Booker International Prize is: Professor Elaine Showalter, academic and author; Nadine Gordimer, writer and novelist; and writer and academic, Colm Tóibin.

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