Booker 2008 finalists

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, “Netherland”
Salman Rushdie, “The Enchantress of Florence
Tom Rob Smith, “Child 44”
Steve Toltz, “A Fraction of the Whole”

That’s them. And, of course, I have read only one😀 But I love the sound of “A Case of Exploding Mangoes”, I might try and get it ;) Winners, on Oct 14th (which, incidentally, is my birthday, so I expect Mr. Rushdie to win😛 )

~ by ameer on July 30, 2008.

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