Man Booker Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced!

The shortlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize was announced earlier this week. The list boasts two first book publications and four independent publishers:

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Man Booker Shortlist Winners

  • Julian Barnes for The Sense of an Ending (Jonathan Cape – Random House)
  • Carol Birch for Jamrach’s Menagerie (Canongate Books)
  • Patrick deWitt for The Sisters Brothers (Granta)
  • Esi Edugyan for Half Blood Blues (Serpent’s Tail)
  • Stephen Kelman for Pigeon English (Bloomsbury)
  • A.D. Miller for Snowdrops (Atlantic)
  • Get all the details here, and check out the complete longlist here.