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‘Man Booker Dozen’ Announced

29 July 2008
The judges for the 2008 Man Booker Prize for Fiction have announced the longlist for this year’s prize. The longlist of 13 books, often referred to as the ‘Man Booker Dozen’, was chosen from 112 entries; 103 were submitted for the prize and nine were called in by the judges.

The titles are:

Aravind Adiga
The White Tiger

Gaynor Arnold
Girl in a Blue Dress

Sebastian Barry
The Secret Scripture

John Berger
From A to X

Michelle de Kretser
The Lost Dog

Amitav Ghosh
Sea of Poppies

Linda Grant
The Clothes on Their Backs

Mohammed Hanif
A Case of Exploding Mangoes

Philip Hensher
The Northern Clemency

Joseph O’Neill

Salman Rushdie
The Enchantress of Florence

Tom Rob Smith
Child 44

Steve Toltz
A Fraction of the Whole

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