Man Booker Prize Announced

October 15, 2008

Culled from a longlist of thirteen books, the surviving 6, listed below, formed the Shortlist for the Man Booker Prize. Of those, Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger came away with the £50,000 prize yesterday.

Aravind Adiga   The White Tiger
Sebastian Barry   The Secret Scripture
Amitav Ghosh   Sea of Poppies
Linda Grant   The Clothes On Their Backs
Philip Hensher   The Northern Clemency
Steve Toltz    A Fraction Of The Whole