Man Booker Releases 2008 Longlist

The longlist for the 2008 Man Booker Prize for Fiction was announced this morning. Salman Rushdie is the favorite but he’ll be up against 13 other writers including Aravind Adiga, Joseph O’Neill, Linda Grant and Tom Rob Smith.

Here’s the full list:

  • 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

 

Man Booker Releases 2008 Longlist